Will Delhi Ali (26, Besiktas), England’s greatest genius, be able to spread his wings again?
The British ‘Express’ reported on the 17th (Korean time), “Ali received a warning message from coach Chenol Gunes that his career was in danger of being in ruins. Gunes told him there was not much the club could do.” .
Ali emerged as England’s best talent after leaving MK Dons in the third division and moving to Tottenham in 2015. He scored 10 goals in the 2015-2016 Premier League in his first season at the age of 19, and 18 goals the following season, signaling the emergence of a new genius. Ali led the heyday of Tottenham by organizing the ‘DESK’ line with Christian Eriksen, Son Heung-min and Harry Kane.
Immediately after the transfer, Ali won the PFA Team of the Year and Young Player of the Year for two consecutive seasons and was also selected for the national team. However, Ali, who seemed to be walking on a solid road, suddenly began to walk on a downward trend from 2018. He suffered controversy for his lazy training attitude and fell into the worst slump.
In the end, Ali left Tottenham, where he had been for 7 years, in February and transferred to Everton, but there was no result. He was also a candidate for Everton, and left for Turkiye last summer. However, Ali has only scored one goal in seven league appearances this season at Besiktas.
Coach Gunes also threw a message of support and warning. According to the Turkiye Potomac, he told Ali, “If you want to, you can rise again. I can only help. My job is to give you a uniform, and the rest is up to you. can go back,” he said. 토토
Kazanchi sports director Jay Hoon also said, “No one can answer right now whether Ali can revive. He is working very hard. He was a player worth 100 million euros (about 139 billion won) three years ago, but he fell He said, “Coach Gunes is famous for reviving players who are on the decline. I hope Ali will do better in the second half.”
Besiktas can fully sign Ali for 7 million euros (about 9.7 billion won) at the end of this season. At the beginning of the season, coach Gunes openly said bitterly, saying, “In terms of efficiency, Ali is below expectations.” Will ‘Fallen Genius’ Ali be able to write a twist in the second half?
Meanwhile, Ali continues to develop a friendship with Son Heung-min, who has been his best friend since Tottenham days. On the 3rd, he shared a post on social media of Son Heung-min, who was delighted with advancing to the round of 16, and then sent a congratulatory message saying, “It’s really a pleasure, brother.”