I'm excited — Dele Alli reveals he is nearing the end of his injury problems

Dele Alli at Goodison Park || Image credit: Imago

I'm excited — Dele Alli reveals he is nearing the end of his injury problems

Faruq Ibrahim 23:23 - 15.04.2024

Dele Alli's path back to the football pitch is one of resilience and determination as he overcomes injury setbacks and personal challenges.

Dele Alli, the talented football star, has been through a rollercoaster of challenges, including injuries and personal struggles, but he is now on the verge of making a remarkable comeback to the pitch.

In a recent interview on Sky Sports Monday Night Football, he opened up about his long road to recovery and his determination to reignite his career.

Overcoming Adversity

Dele Alli's journey back to fitness has been riddled with obstacles, from a serious groin injury that sidelined him for the entirety of this season to personal battles with addiction and mental health issues.

Despite these challenges, Dele has shown resilience and a positive attitude towards his recovery process. Reflecting on his struggles, he shared, "I've had to be patient and really learn what patience is. It's been a long journey with the [groin] injury."

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"A lot of ups and downs and it’s helped me grow as a person. I'm not thankful to be injured but to have this opportunity to get to know myself. I think the pain of the injury is something I can channel when I am back and use it to motivate me.

"After the interview a lot of people asked me 'when are you coming back to football' and they thought I was taking a break. It's just been an injury problem, one that I'm hopefully getting to the end of. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel and I'm excited."