Pochettino claims he knows the secret to doing Alli's eye celebration

Eye eye: Dele Alli’s new celebration has everyone trying it out 

Even those of us who try to keep our distance from the hysteria which surrounds player celebrations have had a dabble when nobody’s looking.

There seemed little to it when Deli Alli scored for Tottenham at Newcastle on the opening day of the Premier League season.

But on closer inspection, the England man had clearly been planning something while on his post-World Cup break.

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His finger-flipping salute has been talked about more than Spurs’ St James Park win – and now the manager has joined in.


Spurs face Fulham on Saturday at Wembley – and all eyes will be on what happens after the goals.

Mauricio Pochettino was asked in his pre-match press conference about his midfielder’s celebration – and if he knew how to do it.

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The Argentine didn’t duck the challenge put to him and it wasn’t a bad attempt.

Always on hand to offer advice, Pochettino broke the new celebration down into three simple steps.

The original: Alli has been busy perfecting his celebration 

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will be happy for the light relief.

He has come under fire from fans for the further delays in the completion of the club’s new stadium.

Pochettino says he feels sorry for Levy with no date yet fixed for the club to return to North London.

More goals and more celebrations at Wembley will certainly help!