Explained: Why Tottenham are set to miss out on £10m Dele Alli payment from Everton

Dele Alli looks on during a Premier League game between Tottenham and Everton in March 2023.
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Tottenham look set to miss out on a £10 million payment from Everton which was agreed when the midfielder moved to Goodison Park in 2022.

After falling out of favour at Spurs, Dele joined the Toffees in January 2022 on an initial free transfer which could rise to as much as £40 million if certain performance benchmarks are met.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.