Though there’s too much good about Tottenham Hotspur for the punters in the Transfer Tavern to moan right now, some of the more eagle-eyed drinkers have spotted goings on in Germany.
Under Mauricio Pochettino, the north London outfit have developed a number of burgeoning talents into Premier League stars, which made the summer departure of Nabil Bentaleb all the more baffling.
Clearly, the Algerian had struggled to capitalise on his breakthrough season, though the Argentine is usually renowned for his work with young players.
Still, he was ultimately loaned to Schalke after a difficult period on Hotspur Way and he’s already made history in the Bundesliga.
Though the 21-year-old initially struggled with Die Königsblauen, the midfielder has been in good form of late.
In fact, he became the first ever player to score a goal in the German league to be awarded as a result following the use of goal-line technology, after hitting a rasping shot against Augsburg.
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