Kieran Trippier has admitted he should have sacrificed playing time to properly recover from injuries during his final few months as a Tottenham player.

In an interview with BBC Sport’s Football Focus, Trippier spoke about his time at Spurs and the impact Mauricio Pochettino had on his career, praising the Argentine for turning him into an England international.

But Trippier admitted he was sometimes “selfish” last season, choosing to return quickly after injuries instead of fully rehabilitating, which he believes led to his inconsistent form.

Watch the full interview below – it’s well worth your time.



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