"right magaye, I know I never play you, and I never show any confidence in you at all, and I know I play you out of position, but I'm going to sling you in against Liverpool in the biggest game of the season'."
"uhhh boss, couldn't I uhhh, just play againzt zomeone not zo..."
"off you pop magaye, don't fuck up or we'll hate you forever and you'll hardly play next season."
Or...he played him the position he has always played for us against sunderland and has his best game yet...then come the semi we didnt have pienaar and drenthe so didnt really have much choice?
Its not that one game, he doesnt have the pace, fitness or grit to make it in england. You can make it with even just 1 of those 3, more likely need 2 but if you havent got any then it isnt the league for you.