Davids not a Bees certainty

Edgar Davids hopes to be fit to return for Barnet on Saturday - but admits he is not a guaranteed a place in the starting line-up.

Last Updated: 09/01/13 at 13:46

Davids: Unlikely first-choice pick

Davids: Unlikely first-choice pick

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Head coach Davids has missed the last two matches with a shoulder injury and watched from the sidelines as the Bees picked up an impressive 2-0 win over Bradford last weekend.

The Dutch legend expects to be fit for this week's trip to Rotherham but, just like any other player, he knows he will have to win his place back.

"I think I can be part of the group on Saturday," he said.

"But I still have to work my way into the starting XI because that's how we do it. Everybody needs to work themselves in."

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lassic management. Build them up and then knock them back. Raise expectations and then dampen them. Create a dynamic where by you demand the most from your team, but where the team are given room to manoeuvre unexpected or unwanted results. Classy work by Van Gaal, he really reminds me a lot of me. A smart cookie, make no doubt.

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