Tottenham fans react to Nabil Bentaleb news in Germany

Nabil Bentaleb of Spurs U21 looks on during the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Leicester City U21 and Tottenham Hotspurs U21 at The King Power Stadium on March 18, 2016 in...

Nabil Bentaleb spent five years on the books at Tottenham Hotspur.

Nabil Bentaleb of FC Schalke 04 scores a penalty during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between Schalke 04 and Manchester City at Arena Auf Schalke on February 20, 2019 in...

Schalke confirmed on their official Twitter account today that former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Nabil Bentaleb has been dropped for 'disciplinary reasons'.

Bentaleb, who joined the Bundesliga side from Tottenham in 2017, has been exiled to the German club's Under-23 side until further notice.

No further information was given, but the Algeria midfielder was rumoured to have had attitude issues during his time in North London.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino banished him from the first team shortly before his original loan to Schalke in the summer of 2016.


Here's how Tottenham fans responded to his current situation.

Bentaleb admitted to The Independent in February that he had some arguments with Pochettino during his time with the Lilywhites, also confessing that he regrets his behaviour at the Premier League club.

The 24-year-old, who was on Spurs' books for five years overall, played in the 7-0 mauling by Manchester City in the Champions League in midweek.

Nabil Bentaleb of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on...

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