Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been named Premier League Player of the Month for January. The England international fought off competition from colleague Harry Kane, Everton’s Seamus Coleman, Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and Swansea City ‘s Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Alli, who has netted 5 goals said: “The team’s done very well this month, not just me individually. We’ve had lots of players in form so it’s an honour to win it.”

He becomes the 5th player of Nigerian Descent to win the Premier league Player Of The Month award.