We see that some fans are starting to question some of Alan Pardew’s selections, and the formation he has the lads play in, and that had to come after a mediocre start to the season, and then the very disappointing loss against West Ham on Sunday. Criticism like that is par for the course for any Premier League manager, especially when the side is not playing well.
Davide Santon - complimentary about Alan Pardew
But 21 year-old Davide Santon has often sung the praises of the Newcastle manager, who has handled players of different temperaments and personalities superbly since he ‘s been on Tyneside, and he’s brought along Davide Santon, and made him into a much better player than signed for us last year for £5M from Inter-Milan.
This is what Santon said about his manager in the local press today:
“I have a really good feeling with the manager.” “He is a really good coach. It is important for us to have him.” “He can give us confidence.”
“The boss knows the moment to say we are not playing well.” “In the second half against West Ham, we were better and that was thanks to the manager.”
“He is a really good coach, and important for the future of Newcastle.” “It was a big decision. I had talks with my dad and my family and I think it was the best decision.”
“Newcastle, for me, are a big team and the players are young.” “We have time to get better and play better.”
We have to hope that Davide keeps on improving this season, but he’s been excellent so far, and of course with his good form, he was recalled to the full Italian squad this week for the first time in 19 months.
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