Barcelona eyes Tottenham star in clear alternative to Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona eyes Tottenham star in clear alternative to Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho

- Barcelona are lining up a move for Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli

- Alli is touted as a possible replacement for Liverpool's Coutinho who was a transfer target for Barca in the summer

- Manchester United and Real Madrid are also interested in the England midfielder

Spanish giant Barcelona are reportedly considering Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli as an alternative to Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho.

Barca ponders Dele Alli as Philippe Coutinho transfer alternative

Philippe Coutinho in action for Liverpool Source: Reuters

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According to Sport, Alli is being monitored by Barca's top brass as they believe he would slot into the team.

Barca believe Alli would be a brilliant fit at the Camp Nou, having grown frustrated in their pursuit of Coutinho.

Tottenham have told both Barcelona and Real Madrid that the England midfielder, 21, is not for sale - even for £150million.

Alli has been an integral member of Spur's team that has competed for the Premier League title in the past two seasons, and he has scored three goals in eight appearances for Spurs this season.

The former Mk Dons' man signed a new six-year deal with the North London club last September and takes home around £50,000 a week.

Alli is said to be considering a change of agent, with big-name representatives like Mino Raiola and Jorge Mendes vying for his business.

The two agents have reportedly made it clear to Alli that they would be able to pave way for him to make a massive move in the future, with Barcelona, Madrid and Manchester United all mentioned.

Bleacher Report's Dean Jones reported recently that some of the biggest names in world football are taking a look at Alli:

Barca Ponders Dele Alli as Philippe Coutinho Transfer Alternative

Alli reportedly trying to get a new agent Source: Bleachers

Liverpool played hardball over Brazilian playmaker Coutinho during the summer and Catalan club fear missing out on him again, hence plotting Dele Alli has a possible replacement.

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