Dele Alli has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a muscle injury and has returned to Everton from his loan spell at Besiktas.
The former Tottenham Hotspur star joined the Turkish club on a season-long loan deal last summer, but things didn’t go as planned for the English International as he has fallen out of favor at the club and hasn’t played since February.
According to reports, Dele Alli suffered a muscle injury that will rule him out of action for up to ten weeks.
Dele flew back to Merseyside in England last week to receive treatment for the injury, and his loan deal is due to be cut short to keep him with his current club, Everton.
While he has seen some playing time in the Superlig, he has been unable to make an impact at all, scoring only twice in 13 league games.
Things have only become worse for Dele after being allowed to return to England after suffering an injury.
Sean Dyche, manager of Everton, confirmed his return but stressed that his loan at Besiktas was still active.
Alli needs to see a specialist in the UK, and his relationship with Besiktas manager Senol Gunes has hit rock bottom at the same time.
The midfielder has been benched since February 26 after failing to win over the coach.
Besiktas manager Senol Gunes said last month that the player skipped out on training without permission, but the 26-year-old later claimed he had written assurance from the club that his absence was approved.
The Turkish powerhouses have already decided against triggering the midfielder’s £8 million buyout clause.
Since being booed off the field by his own fans in December, he has not even been included in the matchday squad.
After recovering from his present injury, Alli, who has 37 international caps for England, will decide his future.
Alli is under contract with Everton until 2024, so he might still play for the Merseyside club.
Alli, who won the PFA Young Player of the Year award in consecutive seasons (2015–16 and 2016–17), was injured and flown home, as confirmed by Everton manager Sean Dyche.
The extent of his injury and the length of time he will be in the UK are both unknown, although Turkish media said that Alli had been told he will not play for Besiktas for the rest of the season.
Besiktas intended to end his loan during the January transfer window, but there was no termination clause in his contract, so the move never happened.
Frank Lampard, Dele’s former coach at Everton, was fired and replaced by Sean Dyche, and the club is still in danger of being relegated from the English Premier League.
What’s next for Everton?
The Toffees will be in action in the English Premier League against Fulham on Saturday, 15th of April, after their defeat to Manchester United last weekend.
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