Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker has apologised for being spotted inhaling laughing gas on a night out with friends in Sheffield. 

Walker, who is currently on international duty with England in Kiev, took to social media website Twitter, to air his apology. 

According to the Expressthe 23-year-old inhaled the nitrous oxide from a balloon while out with friends in the steel city. The Spurs right-back later acknowledged his actions via his Twitter account. 

"Apologies for not commenting sooner on a story about me today. I've been training and am focused on Tuesday's game for England," he tweeted

The substance is not illegal in the UK and is often taken by club-goers but Walker, who is expected to start against the Ukraine on Tuesday evening, has admitted he knows the health risks involved and has stated his desire not to condone the taking of it. 

"Now I know the health risks, it was poor judgement on my part," he added

"I won't be doing this again and hope that no one else is influenced into putting their health at risk by my actions." he concluded

England need to avoid defeat in the Olympic Stadium in Kiev on Tuesday night in order to maintain their one point advantage over their rivals at the top of Group H. 

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