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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. 

He advised Tottenham’s official web site: “For you all to grasp, when he was 19, 20 [years old], Rodrigo was at Boca Juniors.

“I watched him once I was at Actual Betis [in 2016] and I needed to take him. I requested, however he wasn’t capable of go. So, I had him on my radar 5 – 6 years in the past.

“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.

“Two, as quickly as he received into Juventus, his understanding of health and what he wanted to enhance… he went to a different stage.

“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. 

He added: “I’m happy, as nicely, to see a Uruguayan within the Premier League. That’s good for us. His caps are unbelievable, at 24. I received 30 in my entire profession!

“Suppose now, at 24, he will likely be on the high of his sport, skilled sufficient, however nonetheless younger. The following couple of years are going to be superb for him, and for Tottenham.”

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You possibly can see that Bentancur is taking part in with a lot confidence in the mean time as he has been capable of slot in easily into Spurs’ midfield. 

His means on the ball is evident to see too which is a pleasant trait to have because it may give the midfield some consolation on the ball, alongside his defensive features. 

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