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Spurs star Delle Alli held at knifepoint

The Tottenham attacker was the victim of a burglary and assault resulting in minor facial injuries.

Police in London are investigating after Dele Alli was held at knifepoint in his home.

Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Dele Alli was held at knifepoint and suffered minor facial injuries following a burglary at his London home in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A number of items were believed to have been stolen including jewellery and watches.

CCTV footage has been passed onto police however no arrests have been made

Meanwhile, the potential resumption date of the Premier League could be pushed back to June 19th.

Managers and captains of all 20 clubs were briefed on medical protocols yesterday surrounding a return to play.

UEFA had previously wanted a decision by May 25th, but it’s now believed European football’s governing body have relaxed that deadline.

The immediate future of the divisions below the Premier League remains unclear.

The EFL say clubs will be unable to train until May 25th and they want more clarity around testing of players.

The EFL board have warned that the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic will not be rectified simply by a return to play behind closed doors.

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