While there’s so much good about Tottenham Hotspur right now, the prolonged exit of Nabil Bentaleb has left a sour taste in the mouths of the Spur fans in the Transfer Tavern.
Clearly, the North London outfit are well stocked in midfield areas following the arrival of Victor Wanyama and the continued excellence of Eric Dier, though manager Mauricio Pochettino has garnered a glowing reputation for his work with burgeoning talent.
The 21-year old’s potential exit from White Hart Lane to a European outfit may be acceptable, though the notion of seeing him develop elsewhere in the Premier League would surely be gutting.
Well, according to reports from Portuguese outlet A Bola (via Sport Witness), that’s exactly what could happen.
While Benfica are understood to be keen on the Algerian international. the player’s representatives reportedly informed the Lisbon giants that his client was keen on remaining in England.
Newly promoted Middlesborough are thought to be casting an eye over his situation at the club.
Why is Bentaleb leaving Spurs? Could it be a mistake from Poch? Let us know below…
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