Luke Ayling opens up on living with a stammer after years of avoiding interviews 8 months ago

Luke Ayling opens up on living with a stammer after years of avoiding interviews

'I’ve kind of got to a point now where I just don’t care.'

Luke Ayling has opened up about dealing with a stammer, admitting that he used to "shy away" from interviews when he first arrived at Leeds United.

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The 30-year-old, who arrived at Elland Road in 2016, has spoken candidly about the consequences his stammer has on his everyday life.

Luke Ayling stammer

Ayling is finally finding his voice.

Speaking to the BBC, the former Yeovil Town defender revealed that he gets his partner to order meals for them from the drive-thru because of his "insecurities" and the reaction from his previous interviews.

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However, he added that he has now go to a point where he 'doesn't care' or worry about his stutter while taking part in interviews.

"When I first came to Leeds, I wasn’t comfortable at all doing interviews," Ayling told the BBC.

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