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It’s Liverpool or Spurs, as £12m midfield maestro weighs up his options

The race is on for Blackburn’s assist making, cross curling, free kick hitting former Arsenal man David Bentley. It seems a certainty that his Ewood Park days are on the wane and now apparently it’s a two horse race to clinch the England international.

Tottenham boss Juande Ramos wants to bring Blackburn Rovers winger David Bentley but faces stiff competition from Liverpool who are keen to add more creativity to their midfield.
Spurs football chief Damien Comolli is determined to win the race for Bentley. (The Express)

It’s almost as though Bentley is beginning to slowly burn his bridges at Blackburn, a series of quotes, either taken out of context or not, seem to suggest that the ambitious (possibly too ambitious, if there is such a thing) talent really will be on his way in the summer in search of what he might perceive as a ‘bigger’ club. The general consensus from message boards and fans I have met suggests that Rovers fans have had enough of Bentley are more than happy to wisely invest the fee they receive for the 23 year old.

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