England and Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli was held at knifepoint during a burglary in the early hours of Wednesday morning, BBC Sport understands.

Two men broke into the 24-year-old’s house in north London, where he is spending lockdown with his brother and their respective partners.

Alli was threatened and punched during the incident, and suffered minor facial injuries in a scuffle.

The intruders stole some jewellery.

Alli has handed CCTV footage to the police.

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