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Lionel Messi, Neymar want Tottenham forward Dele Alli to join them at Barcelona

Lionel Messi, Neymar want Tottenham forward Dele Alli to join them at Barcelona

- Tottenham striker Dele Alli could be on his way to Spanish club Barcelona

- Lionel Messi and Brazilian star Neymar want him in Spain this summer

- The Spanish club have however made a bid for the Englishman

Barcelona duo of Lionel Messi and Neymar have urged the Spanish club to bring Tottenham superstar Dele Alli to the Camp Nou this summer.

This comes after the Englishman provided superb performances for the Premier League club last season scoring 18 goals which helped Spurs finished as runners-up behind champions Chelsea.

NAIJ.com understands that his performances last season for Spurs caught the eyes of the two Barcelona superstars and they have demanded the club to sign him.

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Lionel Messi and Neymar want Tottenham forward Dele Alli to join them at Barcelona

Dele Alli (photo - Daily Express)

And it looks like the Catalonians have obliged after reports emerged of a £40m bid for the 21-year-old England international.

Barcelona are on the hunt for a new midfielder with the club linked with moves for PSG star Marco Verratti and Liverpool’s Phillipe Coutinho.

But a move for either has failed to materialize and it is reported that Barca will now try and bring in highly rated Alli.

READ ALSO: Liverpool join Chelsea in race to sign Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Meanwhile, it is not yet clear if Spurs will want their star player to leave the club considering their campaign next season in the Champions League.

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