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Ex-Spurs defender Woodgate: Bentancur an excellent signing

Former Tottenham defender Jonathan Woodgate believes Rodrigo Bentancur can be a big success.

Bentancur was signed from Juventus in January.

Woodgate told the Spurs website: I'm a huge fan of Antonio Conte, a huge fan. What he did at Juventus, the three Serie A titles, two Supercoppas, then the Premier League title and FA Cup at Chelsea, the Serie A title again at Inter, he's also been national manager of Italy. He's a top manager, knows what he wants, and he walks through the door and connects with the fans straight away. They love his passion.

"He wants to bring success. You've always got a chance with world-class players like Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son.

"You've just signed a good player in Rodrigo Bentancur as well. I watched him at Boca Juniors, and he was class then. He's got 47 caps for Uruguay! He's a proper player. He can pass it, break play up, hit long passes, short passes. He's more of a '6' than an '8', a really good, young player."

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