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Rotherham Manager, Warne: Ajayi Has Improved Very Much

Rotherham Manager, Warne: Ajayi Has Improved Very Much

Rotherham United manager Paul Warne has praised goal scorer Semi Ajayi despite his side’s 2-1 home defeat to Norwich City in their English Championship clash at the AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday, Completesports.com reports.

Ajayi took his goals tally to six in five matches with Rotherham’s onlyvgoal in the game, but it wasn’t enough to secure at least a deserved point, as Norwich’s Kenny McLean and Ben Godfrey were on target for the Canaries.

“Semi’s brought us back into the game. He’s broken up play and he’s improved no-end over the last 12 months,” Warne told reporters after the game.

Warne also heaped plaudits on Ajayi and his teammates for their battling performance in the game.

“I can’t ask a lot more out of the performances. I know all fans who listen to me would want us to have 75 points, unfortunately that isn’t the case! Performances are good – we need to rest some of the players like Smithy who is jaded. It’s too much to ask so the international break will do them some good.

“Next week we’ll train Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday then give them four days off. They deserve it. Then we have eight cup finals.”

Ajayi has featured in all 38 Championship games for the Millers this season.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Ikeben 5 years ago

    This is your time to shine. 5 goals in 6 matches for a defender that was changed to defensive midfielder. I salute you. If you were not in Rohr’s list, I know by now several forumites will start abusing our coach as they always do.
    As I searched out your football career, I clearly saw someone that seemed destined for greatness but kept wallowing in shadows of the dark side of football. Someone that impressed in Arsenal and was making the first team bench but suddenly fell to even the fourth tier of English football.

    Also was in camp with 2013 U-20 team, played in the Toulon tournament was also forgotten by the national team handlers.

    But suddenly out of know where, due to your hard work and dedication and the Grace of God, Light shined on your path, were remembered by Genet Rohr and you have not looked back since then. Even your present league coach is always singing your praises. Now you are scoring more than the strikers, pulling your team out of the relegation waters.

    I salute you my brother and congratulate you because your time to shine has finally come and nobody can stop your shinning. Bigger clubs will come for you and you will indeed be celebrated by club and country.

  • I would be surprised if Semi remains with Rotherham next season.He is pure gold.

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