Jamie O’Hara has recalled the time Dimitar Berbatov proved just how talented he was while playing for Tottenham.
Discussing some of his former team-mates on  Sports Breakfast, the ex-Spurs midfielder was quizzed about Berbatov, who spent two years with the Lilywhites and scored 46 goals.
Known for his languid approach to football and stylish off-pitch demeanour – he once revealed he only puts cigarettes in his mouth to look cooler, rather than to actually smoke – Berbatov can also be called ‘arrogant’, O’Hara says.

Getty Images – Getty

Berbatov spent only two years with Spurs before leaving for Man United, but he remains a cult hero

Jamie O’Hara opens up about his struggles with mental health
“I was never a big fan of him,” revealed O’Hara. “He was a fantastic player, but he never said hello to anyone in the morning or shook anyone’s hand.
“He was so arrogant.”
But maybe you are allowed to be arrogant when you are as talented as Berbatov.

breaks silence

Bale says situation at Real Madrid has not been the worst of his career

revealed

Dates for Liverpool’s involvement in FIFA Club World Cup confirmed

sanctioned

Huddersfield chairman wanted referee to ban side from wearing spoof kit

sliding doors

‘Terms were agreed’ – Celtic hero reveals how close he came to Rangers move

Legends

Dalglish becomes FIFA 20 Icon and is ready for Van Dijk to ‘kick lumps’ out of him

Backed

Pogba crucial to Man United’s hopes of success, says Fergie favourite

headlines

Huddersfield fined over shirt sponsor stunt, World 11 shortlist unveiled

Nearly

Luis Suarez makes Neymar revelation after failed Barcelona return

no regrets

Glen Johnson defends himself following backlash over Saido Berahino criticism

LISTEN

‘His eyes came out his head’ – When Mick McCarthy watched racy TV at player’s house

good news

Man United boost as injured ace should be fit for Leicester clash

nominations

Premier League stars dominate 2019 FIFA FIFPRO World 11 shortlist

It’s fair to say O’Hara was stunned by the forward’s brilliance whilst training alongside him.
He continued: “We were training once when I was a young kid, and I was really busy getting around and flying into tackles. We were playing five-a-side and he was on my team.
“I’m screaming at him having made an overlap, but he can’t see me as he’s got the ball but he’s not facing the play.
“I’m screaming, ‘Berba, Berba! Give it to me! Give me the ball!’

“And out of nowhere he hits one, outside of the boot, left foot, over about four players’ heads, straight to me.
“I was like, ‘how did he even see me?’
“He then came up to me, put his arm around me and said: ‘Hey, you don’t need to call my name… I see you’.

Getty Images – Getty

O’Hara was breaking through at Tottenham while Berbatov was a star in north London “Then he walked off!”
After two years of wowing crowds at White Hart Lane, Man United came calling and Berbatov moved to Old Trafford for just over £30million.
He spent four seasons in the north west and won two Premier League titles, before moving to Fulham and then abroad for the final years of his career.
Bulgaria, who Berbatov played 78 times for and scored 48 goals, are in town to play England on Saturday and it’s live at 5pm

Bulgaria legend Stoichkov, who once ‘slaughtered’ Man United, still has a drink every year to celebrate Wembley triumph

Search