Kyle Walker feels ready to take "the next step" in his career after returning to Tottenham training.
There is no timescale on when Walker will again take to the field, but he believes he will do so a better player.
"I think I've matured as a player and a person and hopefully that will take me onto the next step in my career," he said.
"From my operation to my first day back in training was a 12-week programme and I didn't miss a day's work.
"I thought to myself 'I'm going to put my all into this' and hopefully that will stand me in good stead in terms of training and then working my way back into the team.
"I'm taking it slowly and hopefully it won't be too long before I'm back out there at White Hart Lane."
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