EPL: Sessegnon possesses great potential, says Tottenham boss Conte

Tottenham manager, Antonio Conte, has heaped praise on youngster Ryan Sessegnon.

The left-sided flyer has been a key part of Conte’s tactical setup in recent weeks.

He is often the first choice left-wing-back, ahead of the likes of Sergio Reguilon.

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When asked about Sessegnon during a pre-match press conference ahead of a crucial Premier League clash with Arsenal on Thursday, Conte stated: “Ryan is a player that has great potential.

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“Physically he is really strong and it’s very difficult to beat him in one v one. Defensively he has reached an important level, because he showed great attention during the game. In every game he has showed this, for sure he has to improve when we have the ball, because for me wing-backs are very important. Against Liverpool we had situations where the last pass, if we….I think we can improve in this aspect.

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“Ryan is a young player and is having a good performance. These type of performances have to give him confidence in himself. We are talking about a young player with a great space for improvement. In the past injury has stopped his growth but now he is in good form and playing really well. I’m happy for him because he’s a really good guy and he works very hard.”

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