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“I can walk now”: Injury boost for Tottenham as sidelined star gives positive update

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Nuno Espirito Santo has given his verdict on the club's loss to Dutch side Vitesse in the UEFA Conference League.

Steven Bergwijn provides positive injury update amidst coronavirus

Tottenham Hotspur’s injury woes were worsened when January signing Steven Bergwijn was injured prior to the second leg against RB Leipzig. It added to an already critical list featuring the names of Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min.

The suspension of the league due to the coronavirus pandemic could work out in Spurs’ favour as injured stars such as Kane and Moussa Sissoko are nearing a return.

Although a clear timeline has not been mentioned, Bergwijn has also revealed that he is on the mend. Speaking to the club’s official website (h/t Daily Star), he revealed that he is making positive progress and can walk now.

“As you can see, I can walk now and today (Thursday) I’ll get my new boot, so that’s good news.”

Steven Bergwijn is recovering well
Bergwijn suffered the injury in the draw to Burnley

He revealed that he was in great pain following the match against Burnley and could not sleep. Bergwijn believed that the injury was serious the moment he felt the kick during the game.

In spite of the setback, he has vowed to return stronger than before.

“It was bad, but we’re making progress and I’ll come back stronger”

Message to society

With football across Europe being suspended due to the pandemic, Bergwijn is under no pressure to return to action early. In what is a tough time for the world, he has urged people to stay together and take care of their health.

“It’s not about football anymore. It’s about your health and that’s (most) important.”

Steven Bergwijn has been one of our best players
Steven Bergwijn scored on his debut against Manchester City

Bergwijn also touched upon the effect the lockdown has had on his home country, He admitted that the situation is crazy in Holland and all of us are together in these difficult times.

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The winger has been a revelation since joining the club in January. One of our best players since the turn of the year, Bergwijn made an instant impact as he scored on his debut in a 2-0 win over Manchester City.

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