Exclusive: Ryan Sessegnon tipped to leave Tottenham on permanent deal after U-turn
Danny Mills has suggested Ryan Sessegnon leaving Tottenham Hotspur on a permanent deal “could be good for all parties”.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, the former Manchester City full-back suggested the lack of game time for Sessegnon last season would have been “soul-destroying”.
Football Insider revealed last week that Spurs had made a U-turn on the 20-year-old and are willing to listen to loan offers after they completed the capture of Sergio Reguilon.
Reguilon arrived from Real Madrid on Saturday after completing a £28million transfer including add-ons.
The Spaniard will battle it out with Ben Davies to be Jose Mourinho’s first-choice left-back with Danny Rose being deemed surplus to requirements in north London.
And now Mills believes Reguilon’s arrival could also spell the end for Sessengon’s time at the club.
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He told Football Insider: “When you make these big moves and don’t play it can be soul-destroying at times.
“There’s a lot of excitement and you’re thinking ‘oh, I am going to a big club and I am a part of this’ but after a season or so you realise you’re not really a part of it anymore.
“You’re on the periphery, you’re on the fringes, you’re not really playing football.
“I wouldn’t be surprised if definitely a loan deal happened or if Spurs can do a permanent deal to get him out before the window shuts. That could be good for all parties.”
Sessegnon started just four Premier League games for Spurs last season after completing a £25million move from London rivals Fulham.
Across all competitions he played 12 games for Tottenham, scoring once and providing one assist.
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