Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur announced the signing of David Bentley in a £17m deal including £2m in add-ons on July 31, 2008. Spurs signed the Englishman from Blackburn Rovers.
David Bentley signed a six-year deal as a new Tottenham Hotspur signing until the summer of 2014. It was reported that Spurs’ North London rivals Arsenal were entitled to £7m due to the sell-on clause in the transfer that took him from Arsenal to Blackburn Rovers. Read More
Englishman David Bentley has revealed the regret he has during his time as an Arsenal player. He revealed his Arsenal regret in an exclusive interview with The Athletic. According to him, he might have gotten the opportunity to showcase his talents in the Arsenal team on a consistent basis if he showed more patience.
David Bentley talked to The Athletic about his Arsenal career in an interview granted last year. The retired England international said he left Arsenal in a bid to establish himself as a Premier League player as homegrown players like him hardly got opportunities to show what they can do on the English top flight scene. David Bentley was at North London giants Arsenal for nine years before he left the club for Blackburn Rovers in January 2006 at the age of just 21. Read More
Retired England footballer David Bentley was expected to achieve big things in the game but he was not able to live up to the hype until he retired at the young age of 29. According to him, he retired from football because he lost the passion for it.
David Bentley played some of his best football at Blackburn Rovers where he had three different spells including two loan deals. The 36-year-old winger had his first spell at Ewood Park when he joined on loan from North Londoners Arsenal. He played just 14 league games while on loan at Blackburn Rovers from the Gunners without scoring any goal during the 2005/06 season. Read More
Ex-Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur winger David Bentley has revealed the epic fight that happened while he was on the books of Emirates Stadium outfit Arsenal. The former Three Lions of England player said that the two recipients of the fight needed 15 people to separate them. According to David Bentley, it was a training ground fight at Arsenal and the two recipients were defenders KoloToure and Pascal Cygan.
David Bentley opened up on the training ground fight in a chat with TalkSports as he said the two recipients were hard at it and that it took as many as 15 people to separate them. David Bentley confirmed that he won’t want to fight either French defender Pascal Cygan or Ivorian football legend KoloToure who’s now an assistant manager at Premier League highflyers Leicester City. David Bentley told the story about the fight between KoloToure and Pascal Cygan when he was asked to name a player that was hard as nail during his playing career. Read More
Former Arsenal forward David Bentley said that he has been impressed by the way that Arsenal beat Tottenham Hotspur. He said that Spurs was the favorite to win the game on current form and that the way that Arsenal has overpowered them showed that Unai Emery is doing a great job there.
He said that the match was an exciting game and with both sides refusing to give the other space and time on the ball. Read More
Former Arsenal forward David Bentley believes that the new Arsenal manager needs time to improve the team. He said that it is never easy to replace a manager such as Arsene Wenger and he believes that the Spanish manager should be given some more time to put his tactics in place.
He said that the team has been stalling for so long and that it will take time for the new manager to bring about some change. He said that it might take a whole season for him to get things right and it is important that the fans remain patient with him. Read More