Rio Ferdinand reacts to Dele Alli’s performance in Tottenham’s 2-0 win over Chelsea

The England legend is a big fan of Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Dele Alli

Rio Ferdinand hailed Dele Alli for his consistent performances after the midfielder inspired Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-0 win against Chelsea on Wednesday night.

The England international was named the PFA young player of the year last season after the Spurs man scored 10 times in 33 appearances in his first campaign in the English top flight.

Alli headed into the London derby in impressive form after a return of five goals in his last three Premier League games to help kick-start Tottenham’s title challenge.

And the Tottenham playmaker broke the deadlock in added time at the end of the first half after Alli guided a header past Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

The former MK Dons midfielder made it 2-0 in the 57th minute in the second half with another close-range header to take his tally to 10 goals this season.

Ex-Manchester United defender Ferdinand took to his Twitter page to deliver his verdict on the Tottenham midfielder.

Mauricio Pochettino’s moved up to third place in the table thanks to their win and seven points behind leaders Chelsea.

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