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Charlton boss gives his verdict on Frimpong after Huddersfield debut

Published on: 27 November 2012

Charlton manager Chris Powell was very impressed by Arsenal loanee Emmanuel Frimpong’s performance on his debut against Huddersfield.

The 20-year-old was withdrawn midway through the second half of the 1-1 draw at The Valley, but Powell revealed his injury is not serious and expects him to feature against Peterborough on Tuesday.

“He had ‘Championship cramp’, as I call it,” said Powell.

Frimpong is on loan at Charlton until New Year’s Day as he look stake a claim for a future in the Gunners’ first team.

“He had to get used to the pace of it, but I have got to say I felt he was very, very good for the hour he was on,” added Powell.

“He showed his strength, he showed his attitude in going forward, his passing ability – he is a good player.

“I knew I was getting a good player from Arsenal and for his debut in those conditions, it wasn’t easy. I felt it was a very good performance.

“That can bode well for us. I am sure he will be fine for Tuesday [against Peterborough] and he put in a good hour of work for us.”


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  • Chale' 1 says:
    November 27, 2012 11:30 am
    Excellent news. We wish you all the best and look forward to welcoming you to the Black Stars in the near future.