Paris Saint-Germain are earnestly asking Tottenham Hotspur to release Dele Alli on a permanent deal.
Both clubs have been talking about securing a loan deal as the first option for the English player.
But on a long-term basis, Mauricio Pochettino is demanding that the Englishman should stay at the Parc des Princes.
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Alli has been largely sidelined by Jose Mourinho at Spurs this season.
And PSG are working to bring the midfielder to France on a temporary basis.
But Eurosport reported that if a loan deal could be completed, Poch is hoping to convince Alli to stay long-term.