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25th Apr 2016

Dele Alli could face lengthy ban for apparent punch on West Brom player

Muhammad Alli

Kevin Beirne

Just hours after being crowned the PFA’s Young Player of the Year, Dele Alli could be in some trouble.

The English midfielder has impressed throughout the season with a string of top-class displays, but he let his frustration get the better of him on Monday night as Tottenham drew with West Brom.

The result means Leicester are seven points clear at the top of the table with just three games left, and Spurs may have to attempt a nearly impossible chase without their star midfielder.

With the North Londoners leading 1-0, the 20-year-old struck out at West Brom midfielder Claudio Yacob and appeared to punch him in the stomach.

The incident went unnoticed by the ref, but not those watching at home.