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Ray Parlour explains why Arsenal should sign Dele Alli over Jorginho

Dele Alli has been linked with a move away from Tottenham this summer (Picture: Getty)

Ray Parlour has encouraged Arsenal to make an audacious move for Dele Alli as he feels the Tottenham star could become a goalscoring force from midfield under the tutelage of Mikel Arteta.

Alli was not included in Spurs’ squads for their recent clashes with Lokomotiv Plovdiv and Southampton and was replaced by Jose Mourinho on the hour-mark on Thursday evening as the club struggled their way past KF Shkendija in the Europa League.

Real Madrid were offered Alli during Tottenham’s talks for Gareth Bale earlier this summer and Paris Saint-Germain have also been heavily linked with the 24-year-old, with just over a week remaining of the transfer window.

PSG are favourites to land the England attacking midfielder (Picture: Getty)

And while Parlour concedes there would be ‘uproar’ if Alli somehow ended up at Arsenal, he believes the England international could be an excellent addition on the red side of north London.

The Gunners have reportedly been eyeing a last-ditch bid for Chelsea’s Jorginho – with Arteta keen to strengthen in midfield – but Parlour is confident…