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Sources: Tottenham's Nabil Bentaleb set to sign new long-term contract

Tottenham midfielder Nabil Bentaleb is poised to sign a new long-term deal at White Hart Lane, sources have told ESPN FC.

Spurs are keen to reward Bentaleb, 20, for his progress over the last 18 months with a new improved contract, with the Algeria international one of the lowest earners at the club.

Bentaleb broke into the Tottenham first-team last season under Tim Sherwood, making 20 appearances before going on to play for Algeria at last summer's World Cup finals.

The all-action midfielder has built on his successful breakthrough season, establishing himself as a regular in new coach Mauricio Pochettino's side.

Bentaleb, who came through Tottenham's youth ranks, still has three years to run on his current deal, but Spurs are keen to tie him down for a longer period.

Harry Kane and Ryan Mason have both recently signed new long-term contracts, and Bentaleb is set to follow his teammates in pledging his future to the club with the trio seen as key components of Tottenham's future.