The stunning stat which should further prompt Tottenham to sign Fulham's 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,...

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon.

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham and Enda Stevens of Sheffield United in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Sheffield United at Craven Cottage on March 6, 2018 in...

Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon has been involved in the build-up sequence of 25 goals from open play in the Championship this season – more than any other player according to Opta Stats.

The 17-year-old has dominated the headlines in recent months, with his sparkling form helping Fulham close the gap on automatic promotion while prompting interest from a number of top Premier League clubs.

According to reports in The Sun, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Liverpool are all keen on his signature and his reported £50 million price tag has not deterred any of his suitors.

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,...

In fact, the report in The Sun suggests the player favours a move to Spurs, and his current form should prompt Mauricio Pochettino’s side to do all they can to bring the talented youngster to White Hart Lane for next season.

As per the Tweet provided by Opta Stats, the left-sided player has been involved in the build-up sequence to more goals in open play than any other player in the Championship – at 17 years of age!

Incredibly, Sessegnon’s rise has coincided with Fulham’s stunning run of form suggesting he is not just an outstanding talent, but also an already vitally influential figure in the Cottagers’ promotion hunt.

Sessegnon started out at left-back, but his switch to a wide left forward position has seen him contribute with 14 goals and a further four assists in 36 Championship outings this term.

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...

His reported £50 million price tag is without doubt quite startling, but considering his age, potential and current ability you can see why the Premier League’s leading clubs are keen on his signature.

Sessegnon could have the best part of 15 years as a top-level player, and with the market spiralling out of control, in a decade’s time such a figure could be looked upon as extremely reasonable.

Spurs have made a habit of buying top young players and helping them realise their potential, and the success of Dele Alli and Eric Dier in recent years should give them confidence as they seek a deal for Sessegnon.

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham controls the ball under pressure from Jack Stephens of Southampton during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Southampton at Craven...

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