Arsenal should make £50m Dele Alli transfer offer from rivals Tottenham to add midfield goals, says Ray Parlour

ARSENAL should make a shock move to prise Dele Alli away from rivals Tottenham, club legend Ray Parlour has suggested.

The ex-Gunner believes his former employers would have to fork out £50million to sign the England international, who has been linked with a move away.

Amid a reported fallout with Jose Mourinho, the Special One urged the 24-year-old to 'perform' in the club's Europa League third round qualifying tie against KF Shkendija on Thursday.

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But he was removed after an hour after failing to impress in the win over the North Macedonian outfit while the score was at 1-1,

Parlour reckons Arsenal should consider a move for Alli as he would bring goals from midfield.

Speaking on talkSPORT, Parlour said: "I think he would be more of a fit than Jorginho.

“I've always said they're (Arsenal) lacking goals from midfield. I don't think Spurs would sell Dele Alli to Arsenal.

"I think there would be uproar by the Spurs fans if that happens, but he would certainly be a good fit for Arsenal.

"I'm trying to put a figure in my head to say how much he would be worth, I would say £50m.

"I certainly believe that he's got a lot of good years left in him as a player, so £50m has got to be the marker.

"One thing about Arsenal is I think they're lacking goals from central midfield areas, so I think he could tick that box especially.

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"He does score goals, he can get you ten goals from midfield if he plays on a regular basis, whether he can get more under (Mikel) Arteta I don't know."

Commenting on how Arsenal fans would feel about the club signing Alli, Parlour added: "I think they would be pretty happy because you're getting a quality player off your rivals.

"If he started playing week in, week out, started putting the performances like we saw when he joined Spurs, then I'm sure they'd be delighted."

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