Dele Alli gives thumbs up and tells fans to ‘stay safe’ as he shares picture getting Covid booster vaccine with Tottenham team-mate Sergio Reguilon also posting snap of third dose
- Covid is causing chaos with Premier League fixtures after raft of positive tests
- Players are encouraged to have vaccinations and boosters against the virus
- Dele Alli and Sergio Reguilon both shared photos of themselves getting the jab
Tottenham stars Dele Alli and Sergio Reguilon have both taken the coronavirus booster jab and encouraged everyone to do the same.
Both Spurs players shared pictures of themselves being administered a third dose of the vaccine against Covid.
Alli gave a thumbs up to the camera while the doctor still had the needle in his arm and added the caption: ‘Stay safe. Boosted.’
Dele Alli shared this image on his social media after taking the Covid booster jab
His Spanish team-mate Reguilon did exactly the same pose for his vaccination snap, writing ‘3/3 doses’.
No doubt the majority of Spurs fans will be pleased to see the players take responsibility by accepting the vaccine.
There remain some Premier League stars who will not take the precautionary measure and Covid is continuing to cause huge issues to the fixture schedule and Spurs were one of the first sides affected, having to cancel their Europa Conference League game against Rennes.
Teams have been told that if they have 13 fit players and a goalkeeper their games will go ahead but their have been a number of cancellations in recent weeks.
Spanish defender Sergio Reguilon also gave a thumbs up as he was given the vaccine
Alli and Co will face Crystal Palace on Boxing Day and have most players back now
This weekend, Leeds’ game against Liverpool is off, as is Watford’s clash with West Ham on Boxing Day.
Everton’s trip to Burnley is going ahead in the face of five positive Covid cases and six injuries in the squad leaving Rafa Benitez down to the bare bones.
The two latest postponements mean there have been 12 top-flight games called off because of an increase in coronavirus cases.
Players are regularly being tested and in the most recent round, 90 returned positives, although the Premier League clubs collectively decided to keep pushing ahead with the season rather than have a break now.
Antonio Conte’s side are seventh in the Premier League table, unbeaten in their last five