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Marseille coach wants to harness Jordan Ayew's temperament

Published on: 27 November 2012

Marseille coach Elie Baup is looking at exploiting the positives of the temperament of striker Jordan Ayew. 

The 20-year-old scored the winner in last Sunday's 1-0 win against Lille in the French Ligue 1.

But the youngster has often been criticized for over reacting on the pitch of play.

Baup is delighted with Jordan's progress and wants him to channel his aggressiveness to aid the club.

"This is a player who rose to my eyes and his temperament is something positive that needs to be channeled," Baup said.

"It's really interesting to work with a temperamental player like that. It relies heavily on him but then there nature, in the heat of action should be channeled."



  • Zakari7 somali says:
    November 28, 2012 09:00 am
    Jordan ayew is a player that is best player youngster in france football.
  • Chale' 1 says:
    November 28, 2012 06:57 am
    A Ghanian coach would have said the same thing and given a practical example to convey the message... Please stop hating on our coaches. Remember that most of the stars that come out of the Ghanian Premier League into Europe are coached by Ghanians and they succeed when they go abroad so please give respect where it's due.
  • Africanus says:
    November 28, 2012 02:36 am
    I agree with you.
  • Africanus says:
    November 28, 2012 02:40 am
    Who is talking about violence? There is a difference between being temperamental and being violent. Please pick your words carefully. Jordan and Ayew are not violent by any stretch of the imagination.
  • joyce says:
    November 27, 2012 11:57 pm
    look at this stupid guy called paul.what is kwadwo asamoah able to do when he plays for the black stars?
  • junior mafia says:
    November 27, 2012 06:25 pm
    Good coach
  • tonu says:
    November 27, 2012 06:30 pm
    good question... wat would a ghanian coach plus gfa had said...? pls somebody answer...
  • DOGO says:
    November 27, 2012 08:10 pm
    Ghanaian coach, the GFA and the entire Ghanaian population will not only casticagate him, but he will be dubed the Bad, arrogant, disrespectful guy. We all know what they did to Muntari. Ghanaian mind and for that matter African mentality is thousands of years behind in terms of positivity.
  • Paul says:
    November 27, 2012 08:11 pm
    Lets call a spade a spade. Jordan and his brother Dede's attitude nowadays is nt good. Being violent doesnt make u an excellent player but could rather ruin ur career down. Kwadwo asamoah is a calm player nd look at where he is now. Abedi must talk to his sons to calm down and concentrate on their career.
  • KWAME PITO says:
    November 27, 2012 10:00 pm
    A Ghana Coach would order for an immediate apology. To douse his passion. Hahahaa
  • says:
    November 27, 2012 05:39 pm
    European Coach. What would a Ghanaian Coach had said?