Tottenham's Rodrigo Bentancur 'out for season' with suspected cruciate injury

Tottenham midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur receives treatment after suffering an injury against Leicester in the Premier League in February 2023.
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Tottenham midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur is expected to be sidelined for the rest of the season after suffering a suspected cruciate ligament injury in Saturday's Premier League defeat to Leicester City.

Bentancur opened the scoring at the King Power Stadium and was Spurs' standout player in a miserable 4-1 defeat for Antonio Conte's side, but the Uruguay midfielder was forced off with an injury after 65 minutes.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.