Robert Snodgrass is West Ham United’s very own phoenix and well on the way to taking the mantle of James Collins as a real cult figure.
In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a long-lived bird that is born again by rising from the ashes of its predecessor.
Snodgrass 2.0 – leaner, quicker, fitter, sharper and hungrier
“At the beginning of pre-season, I spoke with Robert, I knew him before when I was at Manchester City and I’ve always considered him a very good player,” Pellegrini told whufc.com.
“He worked very hard in pre-season. He lost a lot of weight – four or five kilos – and he’s working hard every day. All of what he’s doing on the pitch is deserved because of the way he’s working.”