‘Incredible talent’: Southampton's Matt Targett describes new Fulham teammate Ryan Sessegnon

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham celebrates scoring his sides fifth goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Burton Albion at Craven Cottage on January 20, 2018 in London,...

Southampton’s Matt Targett joined Fulham on loan during the January transfer window.

Matt Targett of Southampton runs with the ball  during the friendly match between Twente Enschede and FC Southampton at Q20 Stadium on July 27, 2016 in Oldenzaal, Netherlands.Matt Targett of Southampton runs with the ball during the friendly match

Southampton defender Matt Targett has described his new Fulham teammate Ryan Sessegnon as an incredible talent and feels the 17-year-old will only get better, Getwestlondon report.

Targett joined Fulham from the Saints on loan during the January transfer window until the end of the season.

The Cottagers are currently enjoying an excellent run of form in the Championship, and during their recent five successive league victories youngster Sessegnon has really come to the fore with some outstanding displays.

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham celebrates scoring his sides fifth goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Burton Albion at Craven Cottage on January 20, 2018 in London,...

The left-sided wonderkid has scored six goals and recorded one assist in his last five outings, prompting Targett to label him an incredible talent and cite his potential as scary.

“He’s an incredible talent, he’s only 17, it’s quite scary to be honest, but he will only get better and hopefully we can carry on building on that partnership,” Targett told Getwestlondon.

“With the positions you take up on the pitch, he’s clever and got inside the full back and then run so for me it’s my job to deliver the ball to him. If he carries on making those runs I’ll do my best to try and find him.”

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham tackles James Ward-Prowse of Southampton during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Southampton at Craven Cottage on January 6, 2018 in...Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham tackles James Ward-Prowse of Southampton during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Southampton at Craven Cottage on January 6, 2018 in...

Sessegnon predominantly started his Fulham career as a left-back, but Targett’s arrival from Southampton has allowed the England U19 international to play further forward and wreak havoc in the final third.

The two left-sided players have struck up an immediate understanding, utilising their youth and pace down the flank to really stretch the opposition and offer the likes of Tom Cairney more space through the middle.

Boss Slavisa Jokanovic hasn’t been afraid to give his young star added responsibility, and in such form, it will surely be only a matter of time before Sessegnon is playing Premier League football whether that's with or without Fulham.

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham celebrates with his teammates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Burton Albion at Craven Cottage on...

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