He has quickly develop into a fan-favourite at Tottenham having formed a powerful midfield partnership with Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg. The duo were considered one of the explanations behind Tottenham’s impressive form on the back end of the campaign, which saw them overtake rivals Arsenal and finish in fourth place within the Premier League.
Bentancur will play Champions League football in north London next season – and there may be due to this fact little likelihood of him jumping ship to Real Madrid. Spurs are set to bolster Conte’s squad in the summertime transfer market after owners ENIC made £150million available.
Conte is prepared to take a seat down with chairman Daniel Levy and sporting director Fabio Paratici to plan for the transfer window. “The equity injection provides the Premier League club with greater financial flexibility and the power to further invest on and off the pitch,” Spurs said in a press release on Tuesday.