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Dean Smith: Our plans for Andre Green

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Dean Smith: Our plans for Andre Green

Dean Smith wants to “polish the potential” of returning Young Lion Andre Green.

Green is now back in B6 after being recalled from his loan spell at Portsmouth.

Smith is relishing the chance of working with the winger and helping him as he looks to become a key player in claret and blue.

He told Club TV: “We recalled Andre. We are looking at options all around about how we develop our younger players because they have a big part to play in the future of the football club. Andre is one of them. 

“He was playing at Portsmouth – a loan period which was going okay, he was probably not getting as many minutes as we would all have liked. 

"But that’s because Portsmouth were doing so well in the league. 

“We called him back. He got 30 minutes of game time on Saturday. He played in a behind-closed-doors friendly for us this week, as well. 

“He’s starting to show the potential he’s got. It’s up to us now to polish that potential now and drive his market value up for the football club and help him fulfil that potential.”

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Paul Brown
By @paulbrownavfc 23rd January 2019