Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Boss Praises the Hard Work of His Midfield Pair

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Boss Praises the Hard Work of His Midfield Pair

Article excerpt

Byline: PHILIP TALLENTIRE

AITOR Karanka has been singing the praises of engine room warriors Marten de Roon and Adlene Guedioura.

Dutchman de Roon is establishing himself as a key member of Middlesbrough's midfield while deadline-day signing Guedioura enjoyed a solid debut against Tottenham.

Both players could have a big part to play in Boro's bid to pull away from the Premier League drop zone.

In fact, de Roon came within a few inches of earning his team a priceless point at White Hart Lane but his stoppage time shot flashed agonisingly wide of Hugo Lloris's goal.

Had it gone in, the mobile midfielder would have completed an impressive late double after scoring a last-gasp equaliser at Manchester City in November.

Karanka has been impressed with the way the PS12m summer signing from Atalanta is settling in at Boro.

Marten de Roon He said: "He scored against Manchester City and he couldn't on Saturday but Marten is the kind of player who is an example for everybody because he arrived here seven months ago and has connected with this club, with his team-mates. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.