Højbjerg feels Hughes impact

By SFC Media Mon 19 Mar Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Photo by Matt Watson | Pierre-Emile Højbjerg

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg praised the early work of Mark Hughes after his team set up an Emirates FA Cup semi-final meeting with Chelsea on Sunday afternoon.

The midfielder netted his first goal for the club to send Saints to Wembley at the expense of Wigan and was quick to hail the immediate impact made by the man who scored three times in finals of the famous competition as a player.

“The coach said before the game today the key would be mentality, desire and hard work because he knew that we had the quality,” the Dane said.

“I think I speak on everyone’s behalf when I say it has been positive. It is a new impulse, new energy, good vibes, a fresh start. He worked a lot on intensity and discipline, and the desire to go the extra yards as individuals and as a team.

“We have some really good players and maybe this is the perfect fit, nothing is perfect in this world but it’s a good start, let me just say that.”


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