When requested about Pellistri’s possibilities of enjoying towards Reading this weekend, the boss admitted he has already beginning to consider the FA Cup tie.
“After today, I have something in my head,” he stated. “But I have to settle this game down and look into my plans and I have to look into Reading and then we have to make a good plan to beat Reading.”
Ten Hag was additionally quizzed on what Weghorst’s first purpose for the membership would imply to his fellow Dutchman, with the centre-forward pouncing on the rebound after Antony’s first-half shot was saved by Wayne Hennessey.
“Yeah but, of course, for strikers, it’s always important [to score],” he stated. “I feel he did an ideal job in Crystal Palace and in Arsenal, with urgent and targets. With actions, as a result of I feel the purpose by Bruno in Crystal Palace, he was a part of it as a result of he makes the motion to the entrance publish. The purpose of Rashford in Arsenal, he was a part of it as a result of he made the house for Rashford by dragging the centre-half away.
“But finally, strikers are there to score goals, and when they don’t score, they are not happy. So, it’s important for him, for his confidence as well, that he scores that goal, and I think this is the way, this is one of the ways he can score goals: by being in the box and being present.”
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