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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that Lucas Moura needs a rest. The club attacker had started in six games in a row prior to the Lilywhites clash against Fulham, when Dele Alli replaced him in the first-team squad.
“The previous two matches it was Lucas that was starting and he needs a rest,” Mourinho said.
Mauricio Pochettino has said that he would like to come back to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium one day and cheer the team on.
Former Spurs boss is currently in charge at the Paris Saint-Germain, after being sacked from the north London side back in 2019.
Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has urged Dele Alli to put his struggles this season behind him and help the club’s race for silverware.
The midfielder was ready to quit the north London club. However, a recent revival has seen the England man start two of the club’s last three games.
Tottenham beat Fulham on Thursday evening, as Tosin Adarabioyo’s owngoal handed Spurs an important three points.
Leicester City’s James Maddison was watching the game and was rooting for his compatriot Dele Alli, as he posted two videos on his Instagram Story, reacting to Alli’s goal.