Cameron Carter-Vickers expresses shock at Sheffield United loan termination, assesses Blades spell

Cameron Carter-Vickers (C) of Tottenham Hotspur looks on after getting a yellow card during their International Champions Cup (ICC) match between Tottenham and A.S. Roma on July 25, 2017...

On loan Tottenham defender spent first part of the season with Sheffield United and is now on loan with Ipswich.

Cameron Carter-Vickers (L) of Tottenham Hotspur tries to get past Diego Perotti of A.S. Roma during their International Champions Cup (ICC) football match on July 25, 2017 at Red Bull...

Tottenham Hotspur loanee Cameron Carter-Vickers is enjoying playing regularly again for Championship side Ipswich Town.

The American has slotted straight into Mick McCarthy's side, upon his second loan spell of the season.

Carter-Vickers was on loan at Sheffield United earlier in the season, making 17 starts for the Blades.

He lost his place in December and Spurs recalled him, before agreeing a loan with Ipswich.

Commenting on the change, Carter-Vickers has admitted he was stunned his spell at Bramall Lane came to an end.

Cameron Carter-Vickers (C) of Tottenham Hotspur looks on after getting a yellow card during their International Champions Cup (ICC) match between Tottenham and A.S. Roma on July 25, 2017...

Quoted by TWTD, Carter-Vickers said: "I was a little bit surprised when they said my loan was ending.

"Obviously, I was prepared to be there for the rest of the season so when I heard I was going back it came as a bit of a shock, but I’m delighted to be here.

“It all happened quite quickly but I’m happy with how things have worked out. I’m still in the Championship and playing regularly."

Venezuela's forward Adalberto Penaranda Maestre (L) fights for the ball with US defender Cameron Carter-Vickers during their U-20 World Cup quarter-final football match between Venezuela...

Tottenham should be happy with the progress Carter-Vickers has made this season. 2017/18 is the first year he has been out on loan and he needed it after getting close to the Spurs first team but not quite breaking through.

He is picking up valuable experience and if his time at Sheffield United was going to mean more bench time in the second half of the season, Tottenham were right to pull the plug and find him a new club.

Assessing his time at Bramall Lane, Carter-Vickers said he will remember it well.

He said: "I found it helped my development. I left there a better player than when I went and I’m very grateful to them for the coaching I received.

“It definitely helped me to improve as a player and it was a very positive experience for me."

Carter-Vickers will take on Sheffield United on March 3 at Portman Road when the two clubs next meet.

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