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Tottenham coach Toure warns English press hyping up Bellingham: You did the same with Dele Alli

Tottenham academy coach Yaya Toure has fired a warning at the English press for hyping up Jude Bellingham.

The midfielder has emerged as arguably England's best player in Qatar, undoubtedly adding millions to his price tag as top clubs around Europe prepare to try and tempt him away from Borussia Dortmund.

Toure, however, has stressed the need to handle his developing situation with care and highlighted Dele Alli's decline as a warning.

"I hope the media are careful with him because we saw a similar situation a few years ago with Dele Alli, who struggled at times with being presented as a leader for club and country," Toure wrote in a guest column for The Athletic.

“It's important for everyone to be protective of Bellingham for his development, because it's clear he has a bright, bright future with England."



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