When Sherwood threw him in to the team at the expense of one or two of the "Magnificent Seven" some people questioned his motives, but over the last 12 months Bentaleb has stepped up in a big way. Stephen Puddicombe looks at his growing influence at White Hart Lane.
When Pochettino arrived the buzz words were: Pressing, intensity, running and winning the ball back, but are we actually seeing that? Stephen Puddicombe returns to The Fighting Cock with numbers to prove his point. 2015 is about numbers. Heat maps are so 2014.
Kane has come a long way from the misunderstood, under appreciated Europa League stand-in. After grabbing a last-minute winner against Villa some are calling for his inclusion from the off versus Stoke, but Stephen Puddicombe thinks we need to be careful with our rising star.