Bentley undergoes knee surgery

12 October 2011 04:30
Tottenham midfielder David Bentley faces up to six months on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on the knee injury suffered at West Ham.[LNB] Bentley was trying to rebuild his career on loan at West Ham, for whom he made five appearances since joining on transfer deadline day.[LNB]But the 27-year-old suffered the injury last week and has now gone back to White Hart Lane.[LNB]"It's a great shame for David as he had settled well in the squad," Hammers manager Sam Allardyce told the club's official website.[LNB]"We wish him well and hope he has a speedy recovery."[LNB]Allardyce has recalled youngster Cristian Montano from his loan at Notts County as cover.[LNB]Tottenham said in a short statement: "David Bentley has undergone surgery to his left knee.[LNB]"The right-sided midfielder, who joined West Ham United on loan in August, is likely to be out for up to six months."[LNB]

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