Gus Poyet believes Rodrigo Bentancur will likely be a hit at Tottenham, highlighting the midfielder’s health and talent to drive ahead with the ball.
Spurs landed Bentancur from Juventus on switch deadline day in January and he has hit the bottom operating since arriving in North London.
The 24-year-old has solid a robust partnership alongside Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg with Antonio Conte electing to belief him with begins in every of his final 9 Premier League video games when out there (Transfermarkt).
And Bentancur’s begin to life in North London has impressed former Spurs man Poyet, who has hailed his efforts in persevering with to raise his type of play.
“Two issues are vital right here. One, he didn’t wish to be comfy in Uruguay, and took a danger, crossing the river from Uruguay to hitch Boca Juniors.
“There was a second when folks didn’t know if he was going to play, and but we noticed this Juventus crew and he was at all times in it – with each supervisor.
“He has the dedication, the technical means, he understands the sport. I’m so impressed with him, particularly how he drives with the ball. He’s assured, he’ll get the ball and run metres with it.
“That’s one thing we’ve misplaced in soccer as a result of everybody desires to play two touches, positional, management and go. He will get the ball, and he’ll drive with the ball.”
Poyet, who turned out 98 occasions for Tottenham (Transfermarkt), additionally signalled his delight at seeing his Uruguayan compatriot excelling in English soccer and backs Bentancur to be successful at Tottenham within the close to future.
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