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Fans inspired me - Younes

Posted on 12 August 2013  - 14:34

Younes Kaboul immediately thanked the fans after his return to action on Saturday.

Younes back at the LaneYounes in training with JD and Hugo

The French defender played the second half of the 1-1 draw against Espanyol at White Hart Lane.

It was his first senior appearance in almost a year after recovering from a serious knee injury - his last outing at Newcastle on the opening day of 2012-13 last August.

“It felt very good and I want to say a big thanks to the Spurs fans,” said Younes. “They’ve supported me for a year now and what they’ve done for me is incredible.

“I’ve never had that before and I want to say thanks.

“Their support inspires me, gives me more strength and power. Now I want to give them something back this season.

“I feel good, that’s the important thing. My body feels okay and I hope my injuries are now behind me.”