ST Peters­burg

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is famed for its ‘ White Nights’ in sum­mer months, when it never goes com­pletely dark.

Yes­ter­day it emerged the early sun­rises were al­ready play­ing havoc with Eng­land play­ers’ sleep pat­terns.

Mid­fielder Dele Alli, 22, re­vealed he was com­pletely fooled on his first day in the coun­try.

‘I woke up at three in the morn­ing and I thought it was time to get up,’ he said.

Luck­ily, the team’s ho­tel has black-out cur­tains.

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