Date: 30th June 2017 at 3:50pm
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admits he will need to overcome a ‘nightmare’ feeling when West Ham travel to as part of the club’s pre-season tour this July.

The international suffered an horrific knee injury during a similar trip almost a year ago, with a late tackle made on him during the 3-0 victory Karlsruhe SC seeing him ruled out with injury for the following three months.

While the 26-year-old has since recovered, going on to make his England debut, he has admitted he will have to get over the fear of returning to where he suffered the injury.

“Going back to Austria, I will have a few nightmares on the plane! But you learn to live with things like injuries in and just get on with it.” said Cresswell on

“To be honest, I have had a good run of it when it comes to injuries, as I’m 26 now and that problem I had last year was the longest I have ever been out of action.

“I’ve never had any major injuries or operations and, touch wood, that will continue next season and beyond.”

Cresswell ended last season with 29 appearances for Slaven Bilic’s side, leading to a call-up for England’s June fixtures with Scotland and France.

Having made his debut against Spain in November, Cresswell made his second appearance for in the 3-2 defeat to France in Paris last month.