Otara this world! Bournemouth’s £20million new boy Dango barely speaks a phrase of English however powers up Gary O’Neill’s cherry throughout draw with Nottingham Forest
- Dango Ouattara units up Bournemouth’s aim in 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest
- New £20million signing barely speaks English however lights up the sport for Cherries
- Boss Gary O’Neill warns to not anticipate an excessive amount of from Ouattara too quickly
Dango Outara. bear in mind the title. Bournemouth’s £20million new signing barely speaks a phrase of English however he’s already speaking his personal means on the pitch.
Thrown towards a resurgent Nottingham Forest after solely sooner or later of coaching, the 20-year-old Burkina Faso worldwide made his Premier League debut.
The winger helped the Cherries cease the rot after six straight defeats in all competitions, establishing Jadon Anthony’s opener, and with a little bit extra composure scored a pair himself.
Dango Ouattara units Bournemouth aim on his debut for the membership after £20million transfer
Bournemouth outdated boy Sam Surridge returned to his outdated membership to spoil the social gathering by scoring a late equalizer for Forest, who’ve now taken 12 factors from their final seven league video games.
Regardless of the language barrier, there actually was no communication breakdown between Ouattara and his team-mates. Defender Jordan Zemura mentioned: ‘No English for him. Me? Not French! These are all hand gestures. He solely is aware of “Again Submit”, and that is what he says on a regular basis.
‘After we scored, I do not know what he mentioned to me, he mentioned one thing in French. It appeared like “Bon Marche” however he was amused so I mentioned the identical factor. When he first got here, we may see what expertise he had and what qualities he had.
Defender Jordan Zemura mentioned he communicated with Ouattara on the pitch utilizing hand indicators
Ouattara is the primary addition of the Invoice Foley period at Bournemouth and has shot to prominence this season with six objectives and 6 assists in 18 video games for Lorient.
Bournemouth supervisor Gary O’Neill mentioned: ‘We must be smart with our expectations. He’s 20 years outdated who has by no means performed in England. He’s a expertise and I’m enthusiastic about what he can deliver.
‘However let’s rectify that and do not anticipate an excessive amount of too quickly. His English is proscribed. We’ve some French talking gamers who can interpret for that. As a begin… in a brand new nation, with a bunch of gamers you’ve got by no means met, not having skilled a lot, he was an actual vivid spark.’
Gaffer Gary O’Neill warns to not anticipate an excessive amount of from his new boy Ouattara too quickly
Bournemouth (4-4-2): Netto 6; A Smith 5, Stephens 6, Kelly 8, Zemura 7; Christie 6 (Dembele 88 min), Rothwell 5 (Pearson 74, 6), Lerma 6, Anthony 7; Ouattara 8, Moore 5.
Scorer: Anthony 28.
Booked by: Kelly.
Supervisor: Gary O’Neill 6.
Nottingham Forest (4-3-1-2): Hennessy 7; Aurier 6 (Williams 76), Worrall 7, Bowley 6 (McKenna 75, 6), Lodi 6; Yates 6 (Danilo 44, 6), Freller 6, Mangala 5 (Scarpa 60, 6); Gibbs-White 7; Johnson 7, Wooden 5 (Surridge 76).
Scorer: Surridge 83.
Booked by: Worrall, Scarpa.
Supervisor: Steve Cooper 6.
Referee: Andy Madley 6. Attendance: 10,248.