David Moyes told Pablo Fornals that he was due a couple of goals before the Spaniard racked up a brace against Southampton yesterday.
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The 25-year-old has been superb for the Hammers this season, especially over the past few months.
A lot of the good work that Fornals does often goes unappreciated.
The talented Spaniard has so much technical ability. Surprisingly for a player of that ilk, however, he does not stop working his socks off for his team.
Fornals’ defensive responsibility is a key reason why Moyes has chosen to play him week-in, week-out since the turn of the year.
David Moyes shares prophetic message he gave Fornals
Pablo was on the score-sheet twice against Southampton having been wasteful in front of goal against West Brom and Brighton recently.
And Moyes shared with reporters what he told Fornals one week ago about his profligacy in front of goal, as quoted by Football.London:
“I actually think if you look at the Brighton game he should have scored three that game, he had three big chances. Then we went to West Brom and he had another two or three big chances and I said to him a week ago after he missed the chances at Brighton that ‘you will get a couple of goals one game’. I said that to build his confidence but he went and got two today and I am really pleased for him because he is a really good boy, he is a brilliant worker and does several different jobs for the team. He is a big unsung, unseen sort of player for us at times and he runs a million miles which we all appreciate.”
Pablo Fornals will surely now go on to become a legend at the London Stadium.
Its could actually be argued that he already is! The West Ham fans love him for his passion, commitment and work ethic.
The Spaniard is a superb footballer as well. And if he can improve upon his finishing in front of goal, West Ham could have a world-class player on their hands!