Dele Alli’s dismal Besiktas loan spell has hit a new bottom as the midfielder is scheduled to return Everton this weekend.
Alli left Tottenham Hotspur to join Everton in February 2022 but was swiftly shifted out after failing to impress at Goodison Park.
The former England international was offloaded by Frank Lampard at the start of the season after falling down the pecking order and moved to Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas on a season-long loan in a bid to reignite his career at the start of the 22/23 campaign.
Alli had an opportunity to restart his career when he joined Besiktas, but it is obvious that he has failed to do so.
The former Tottenham star had a public falling out with the Turkish giant’s boss Senol Gunes, after reportedly skipping training without permission in late March.
Now, Alli’s loan spell with Besiktas has come to a premature end after being given permission to return to England to recover from an injury.
Besiktas originally looked to cut short Alli’s loan deal during the January transfer window but were unable to do so as no break clause was included in the agreement.
The Englishman’s relationship with Gunes, according to talkSPORT, was “already at rock bottom” as proven by his remarks in late March, when Gunes took aim at Alli after he was spotted with Kim Kardashian’s son following Arsenal’s defeat to Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League.
“Dele Alli, whom we have allowed [a break], has not come yet. It must be raining, we are trying to get news,” Gunes said.
However, Alli tried to clear up the situation on Instagram by insisting that he had been allowed to visit the doctor.
He wrote: “Hey guys, just had loads of messages so wanted to clear something up. “The club gave me permission to attend a doctor’s appointment today. I’m due back in training tomorrow as normal.”
However, Alli ultimately failed to make another appearance for the Turkish outfit. Overall, in 15 appearances for Besiktas, the Englishman scored three goals and made zero assists.