Bentley believes his role in the infamous Champions League celebration, which saw several Spurs players tip a tub of water over Redknapp live on Sky Sports after securing a European place in May 2010, proved costly to his career.
The FC Rostov loan signing said: "It was all good natured. But he definitely didn't see it like that. It was a celebration and nothing more.
"That season, I'd played 20 games up until that point and we got into the Champions League. I'd started 15 games in a row and, even though I didn't start that game, we were just celebrating a brilliant achievement.
"He never said anything to my face about it - he didn't really ever say much to me at all - but I knew I was always up against it after that. I hardly got another look-in."