Owen Coyle lauds reported Tottenham Hotspur target Ryan Sessegnon

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Will Fulham's teenager wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon replace Danny Rose at Tottenham Hotspur if he leaves?

Ryan Fraser of AFC Bournemouth battles for possession with Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Fulham FC at Vitality Stadium on April 20,...

BBC Sport pundit Owen Coyle has lauded the 'talented' Ryan Sessegnon, who is reportedly close to leaving Fulham for Tottenham Hotspur this summer. 

The Telegraph have claimed that Spurs are set to pay £20million plus ad-ons for the highly-rated 19-year-old, who has been on Tottenham's radar for many years now. 

Sessegnon recently endured a terrible season with Fulham as they were relegated from the Premier League in a pretty ordinary fashion.


But speaking to Football Daily on BBC Radio 5 Live, former Blackburn and Burnley boss Coyle backed Sessegnon to thrive in North London as he also stated that Spurs are purchasing him for an 'absolute bargain'. 

"I watched him in the Championship and listen he was worth the money alone for his entertainment value," Coyle told BBC Radio 5 Live. "Fulham didn't have a great start [in the Premier League] and he was part of that. Sometimes for a young player that can affect confidence. 

"There's no doubt that this is such a young talented player. If the transfer fee is £20-25m then I think in the present market. I think that's an absolute bargain. It's an absolute steal for that money - with Pochettino, he could be an absolute star at Tottenham."

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Middlesbrough at Craven Cottage on September 23, 2017 in London, England.

With or without Sessegnon, Fulham would have been relegated in the fashion they did go down, so too much shouldn't be looked into his lack of performances last term.

There's no doubt that he has an abundance of attacking talent in his locker. Added with that, for a wide player he also has an eye for goal.

Potentially working with a manager like Mauricio Pochettino will take his game to the next level, the likes of Harry Kane, Harry Winks and Dele Alli are proof of that. 

Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli

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