Tottenham outcast Bentley: Redknapp blanked me

Tottenham winger David Bentley says he was blanked by former manager Harry Redknapp.

The fact Redknapp barely spoke to Bentley didn't help his confidence.

He told the People: "I'm an emotional person, I like to talk to people and interact, and I prefer people to just tell me straight.

"When we got into the Champions League I played 20 games and then, for the last two games, I was just binned and not told. That lives with you.

"I never knew where I stood. It felt like it didn't matter what I did, I wasn't going to play and that's a funny place to be as a professional footballer."

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