Crystal Manger boss Roy Hodgson expressed his intrigue feelings after seeing Ghanaian International Jeffery Schlupp returned back to action. The 72 year old was a former player of his current team Palace and has managed 16 clubs in 8 different countries.He has also coached Liverpool and the England National teams before.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson reveals he was worried about a possible injury relapse for Ghana midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp during Wednesday's Premier League draw with Manchester United.The 28 year old has made 16 appearances in the EPL scoring twice.
After two months in the treatment room, the midfielder made a comeback to action as an 84th-minute substitute as The Eagles held the Red Devils to a 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park. The manager added “I’m very pleased,” said Hodgson about seeing Ghanaian international Schlupp return to action.
“I was very concerned that in injury time he had to chase a turbo-charged Aaron Wan-Bissaka down the line, which bothered me a little bit because obviously the injury he had was a hamstring and he had to burst into top speed. I thought, ‘I really hope he’s not going to get a recurrence of the injury’.
The German-born will be looking forward to be named in Ghana's squad for their upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe on March 25 and 28 respectively. the Palace, meanwhile, host Tottenham in their next match on Sunday, with an ambition of claiming full points to improve upon their current 13th position on the league table.
Although, he started as a striker, he is currently a left back or winger. He has played for numerous clubs such as Leicester City, Brentford City and has even have a trial at Manchester United in 2012/13 season for the U21 side playing two games for the Red Devil’s. He joined the “Eagles” for a reported fee of £12m and has been a key player since and is looking forward to add to his tally. Palace currently sit 13th in the ongoing EPL after recording a lot of injuries this season.
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