Ward-Prowse reveals who he thinks is the most underrated player in the Premier League | OneFootball

Ward-Prowse reveals who he thinks is the most underrated player in the Premier League | OneFootball

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·26 February 2024

Ward-Prowse reveals who he thinks is the most underrated player in the Premier League

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Last year, when Rodrigo Bentancur endured a season-ending injury around this time, it deeply disappointed numerous Tottenham fans due to his pivotal role in the team. James Ward-Prowse reveals he thinks the Uruguayan is the most underrated Premier League player.

Since his recovery, the 26-year-old has resumed playing and has been featured in six Premier League matches under his new manager, Ange Postecoglou.


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The esteemed Tottenham player continues his quest to regain top form, yet he received recent praise from a surprising source: his rival counterpart at West Ham United.

James Ward-Prowse was asked to identify the most underrated Premier League player presently, and he singled out Rodrigo Bentancur.

The West Ham set-piece specialist highlighted Bentancur’s energy and described his playing style as quite infectious during an interview with Sky Sports.

“When I have seen him, I really like him. Bentancur. From the times I have watched him, the things that stand out is his energy, the way he can get about and I think he is quite infectious with how he plays.

“He can pick up the ball. Drive. Makes good decisions. I just think he looks quite good on the eye.”

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Spurs’ underrated chess piece: Rodrigo Bentancur

Upon Rodrigo Bentancur’s arrival at Spurs in 2022, the club were striving for Champions League qualification. His addition, alongside Dejan Kulusevski, played a pivotal role in securing fourth place ahead of Arsenal.

This is why the Uruguayan midfielder has garnered significant admiration among the fans. Additionally, it appears that James Ward-Prowse is also a fan of Bentancur as well.

It’s important to acknowledge that Bentancur experienced a prolonged absence and then faced a minor setback, which has hindered his progress.

Furthermore, he must re-establish his rhythm, particularly for the high-tempo style of play favoured by Spurs, which may require additional time.

One certainty remains: whether in the final months of this campaign or the upcoming season, Bentancur will return to peak form, reaffirming his status as one of the premier midfielders in the league.

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