DeAndre Yedlin was frustrated at the way his comments on his Tottenham spell so far was reported.
DeAndre Yedlin has indicated his frustration by suggesting on Twitter recent comments about his Tottenham spell have been taken out of context.
During the international break the USA international spoke to American magazine Sports Illustrated about his spell in England so far, in an article headlined: "Ability to look forward aids DeAndre Yedlin's growth for club, country".
It was a feature which covered everything from his club career, international hopes, philosophy, and tactics, and mentioned his adjustment to not being an automatic starter at Spurs, something he had never before experienced in MLS.
He said: "From when I started with Seattle all the way through the World Cup, everything had gone pretty smoothly. And then there was this roadblock. I’d never experienced that before. So it was a time that I really had to learn about myself and figure out how to get through it.”
Yedlin will have woken up to headlines in the British media with a different angle to the Sports Illustrated article.
The Evening Standard reported a headline My move to Tottenham has been a roadblock, says DeAndre Yedlin."
Yedlin of course does not mention Spurs overtly in this regard, and actually there is nothing wrong with saying what he said. As an analogy, he has had to find a different route to play regular Premier League football than he perhaps initially hoped, but he is now doing it.
He was not especially happy with the way he felt it was twisted, taking to Twitter to bemoan the media.