Cape Town - Tottenham
midfielder Dele Alli admits it has been frustrating to come so close to
winning titles without ever crossing the finish line.
Spurs came close to the top of the Premier League in 2016/17, when
they finished second, seven points behind Chelsea, and have lost in the
semi-finals of the FA Cup for two consecutive seasons.
Alli has acknowledged that the north London club are growing ever
more frustrated by the lack of trophies, but made it clear that everyone
is working together to end the drought.
"Of course we're frustrated. We've got a team full of players that
want to win things, a manager that wants to win things, the club wants
to win things," he told Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard in an interview
on BT Sport.
"It's difficult to say what the next step is, but we're all fighting
for the same things. As a player, obviously it's hard to say what we
need to do.
"We're focusing on playing, fighting every day. But we know how good
we are, we're confident in ourselves and we believe we can beat anyone.
"Growing up, I always remember Tottenham being in fifth or sixth
place. That's changing. Everyone can see from the outside where the club
"People forget that last season we finished second and the season before third - we were so close to winning it."