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Mousa 'a joy to watch' - Dele

Posted on 18 January 2016  - 12:00

Dele Alli described Mousa Dembele as ‘a joy to watch’ and a player to have made quite an impact on him since his arrival from MK Dons.

Dele dives into the celebrations after Mousa made it 2-1 against SunderlandA view from the net as Mousa fires home

The Belgian schemer was in fine form on his return to the starting line-up after injury and scored the key second goal as we ran out deserved 4-1 victors against Sunderland at the Lane on Saturday.

Dele, 19, has gone from strength to strength this term and pinpointed Mousa’s influence day to day at Hotspur Way.

“That’s what Mousa is all about, a great player, a joy to watch,” said Dele. “Everyone can see how good he is and as a youngster, he’s a fantastic player to learn from.

“He’s incredible, probably one of the strongest guys in the world! You certainly think that when you play against him!

"He’s a great guy as well and that makes it even better.”

Below: Dele speaks to Spurs TV after the 4-1 win against Sunderland

 


Meanwhile, Dele was quick to hold his hand up for Sunderland’s opener as Patrick van Aanholt ran in behind him before firing past Hugo Lloris.

Thankfully, Christian Eriksen equalised within a minute, Mousa fired us into the lead in the second half and further goals from Christian and Harry Kane saw us home.

“Their goal was against the run of play, a bit of a defensive error from myself but credit to the boys, we picked ourselves up quickly, worked hard and left the game with the three points,” added Dele.

“You have to learn from your mistakes. I’m still young and I’m going to make them, so I’m sure there will be more – but hopefully not too many!

“It was a good all-round performance and thankfully we picked ourselves up after the defeat against Leicester.

“We did the same when we lost against Newcastle, it was important we bounced back and went on a run and we’ll look to do the same again, keep winning and go on another good run.”