Bentley joins Xulu at Rostov
David Bentley joins Russian club FC Rostov on loan
Posted: 7 September 2012
Time: 10:11 am
Siyanda Xulu is not the only new face at FC Rostov – he has been joined at the Russian club by no other than former England international David Bentley.
The 28-year-old has joined the club on a season-long loan deal from Tottenham Hotspur, where his career has gone into rapid decline.
Rated one of the English game’s best young talents when he burst onto the scene for Arsenal in 2004, the talented midfielder’s stock have dropped at some rate in recent times.
Signed by Spurs for £15million in 2008, he made just 24 starts for the club before unsuccessful loan spells at Birmingham City and West Ham United.
Now the man tipped to become David Beckham’s successor will be hoping to rescue a fading career – and Xulu could play a significant role in that.
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Article by: Ryan Cooper
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