Alli blasted as ‘waste of time’ despite Everton flop wanting to stay at Goodison

Everton flop Dele Alli has been blasted for being a "waste of time" as his move to Goodison Park continues to be a disaster.

Alli is still yet to start a game for the Toffees since arriving on Merseyside on January transfer deadline day. That is despite Frank Lampard's men winning just two of their last eight games, plunging them deeper into relegation trouble.

The Toffees are have lost all but one of the games that Alli has featured in, with the midfielder yet to register a goal or an assist. With their Premier League status in serious threat of being lost, Lampard has increasingly ignored Alli in selection, with the Englishman left on the bench in both of Everton's last two games.

That has led to former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan slamming the 25-year-old as being a "waste of time". Jordan also believes that Alli should feel "embarrassed" for his lack of contribution so far.

"He's a complete and utter waste of time. He was a waste of time at Tottenham for two years, he's been a waste of time at Everton. He's been a waste of time signing. I hope I'm wrong, because the boy was talented," Jordan told talkSPORT.

"I don't think he was ever at a level that people built him up to. All of a sudden he was the best number 10 in the world. Now he's in a situation where he's been drop-kicked out of Tottenham, the only reason Everton actually took him was because the fee was deferred and based on performance.

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"Based on performance, Everton will get a rebate. The kid's got to be embarrassed. How is there any level of professional pride? You've been booted out of Tottenham, two or three managers didn't want you.

"If this kid has gone to Everton as a last-chance saloon and this is the by-product of it, there's no reason why he shouldn't be chomping at the bit. There's no reason why he shouldn't be fit enough and competitive enough to go into that side because that Everton side is poor."

Despite Jordan's blast, it appears that Alli could be set to stay at Goodison Park for some time. According to The Athletic, the speculation that he will leave in the summer is 'wide of the mark' with Lampard keeping faith in the midfielder.

Alli himself is also said to not regret the move, having built a 'good relationship' with Lampard. Though he is struggling for game-time, the former England international 'remains determined' to help Everton to stay in the Premier League.

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