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​Tottenham left-back Sessegnon: It never crossed my mind to leave

Tottenham left-back Ryan Sessegnon says he never thought about leaving the club.

The 21-year-old experienced a tough start to life at the club following his move in the summer of 2019.

Despite not getting the regular game time he may have expected, Sessegnon did not give up, and is ready to eventually show his true self to the supporters.

"That never crossed my mind (to leave)," he said ahead of Thursday's Europa Conference League clash with Mura.

"I knew I would have to go out on loan which I did and played a few games and came back with a lot of confidence but the injury happened again.

"But never did it cross my mind that I would have to leave the club.

"Of course it has been very tough, everyone knows that. People very close to me know how much it affected me a little bit, but in terms of confidence, I think that is behind me now.

"The good people around me helped, family and friends, and speaking to people who are close to me.

"I did actually get a little bit of help one-on-one from someone which was very good for me. Other than that it was about having the people pushing me every day and bringing the positive energy I needed. The psychology side of it."


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