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Kyle Walker-Peters has sent a heartfelt tweet to Tottenham Hotspur after leaving his boyhood club.

The 23-year-old defender joined Southampton on a half-season loan in January and has now signed permanently in a £12 million deal.

Walker-Peters, who had been on Tottenham’s books for 13 years, had majorly impressed for the Saints during Project Restart, after a difficult first two months at St Mary’s.

Here’s what the talented right-back posted on social media today:

Some Tottenham fans will be sad to see him go, because he was, after all, one of their own.

But the good news is that Jose Mourinho will now be in the market for a few new right-backs, especially given that Serge Aurier is also been linked with a move to AC Milan.

Spurs’ right-back situation hasn’t been as strong since Kyle Walker left the club in 2017 and the departure of potential two players in that role opens up the opportunity for Mourinho to rebuild it finally.

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