Video: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Nabil Bentaleb scores for Algeria

Nabil Bentaleb Spurs

The talented maestro scored in a 4-0 win v The Seychelles.

One man who has emerged as a key player for Tottenham Hotspur in recent times is Nabil Bentaleb. The young midfielder has become a pillar in the heart of Spurs' midfield ever since Tim Sherwood first introduced him to first-team action.

It is not only Tottenham who now use him regularly, but also his country.

Bentaleb has become a first-team starter for the Algerian national team, where he is given a more advanced midfield role.

He was in action for The Desert Foxes last night as they defeated The Seychelles comfortably, winning 4-0.

A goal from Islam Slimani and a brace from El Arbi Hilel Soudani had given Algeria a 3-0 lead, when Bentaleb decided to join the party.

He netted in the 90th minute after a swift counter-attack from Algeria. He prodded the ball home from inside the area as Algeria romped home.

It was the Tottenham star's third goal for his country after previous efforts against Romania and Senegal.

Tottenham are currently in the process of trying to tie down Bentaleb, who has been linked with Liverpool, Manchester City and Lazio, to a new and improved long -term deal.

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