Jermaine Jenas has told BBC Sport that Tottenham Hotspur head coach Antonio Conte has completely changed Wales international defender Ben Davies.
The former Tottenham midfielder has been impressed by how Davies has done in central defence under Conte’s system at Spurs despite being a left-back by trade.
Davies has made 27 starts and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for Tottenham this season.
The 29-year-old Wales international has scored one goal and given one assist in those games.
Davies plays on the left of a back-three under Conte at Tottenham.
Jenas on Tottenham’s Antonio Conte and Ben Davies
Jenas told BBC Sport: “For example, Ben Davies just looks completely different under Conte and so does Ryan Sessegnon – by the time Conte is finished with him, you are probably looking at a £40m or £50m player.”
In top form
In our opinion, Ben Davies has been in top form under Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte.
The left-back has adapted perfectly to a back-three, and that is not an easy thing to do, especially at his age.
Tottenham are aiming to finish in the top four of the Premier League table this season.
If Spurs do finish in the Champions League places, then, in our view, Davies will have played his role in it.
A big role.
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