sport news Former Spurs starlet William Troost-Ekong targets a return to England

Former Tottenham youth player William Troost-Ekong has opened up on the incredible journey that has led to him playing against England for Nigeria on Saturday.

The defender is currently at his seventh club by the age of 24 after a turbulent youth career. He has now seemingly found a home in Turkish side Bursaspor and will be travelling to Russia for this summer's World Cup.

Troost-Ekong departed White Hart Lane following the appointment of Tim Sherwood. He claims he lacked belief in his abilities and admits they 'did not have the best rapport' before leaving Spurs for Groningen in 2013.

Former Tottenham youth player William Troost-Ekong will play against England for Nigeria

Former Tottenham youth player William Troost-Ekong will play against England for Nigeria

After impressing in Holland, he made his senior Nigeria debut in 2015 despite representing the Dutch at youth level.

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