Griffin Park

Next Game

Brentford v M'boro

Friday, 08 May 2015, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Riverside Stadium

Last Game

M'boro 0 - 0 Brighton

Saturday, 02 May 2015, 12:15

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Mowbray hails Ledesma talent

Tony Mowbray believes Middlesbrough winger Emmanuel Ledesma's insatiable appetite for the game is the reason behind his recent fine form.

Last Updated: 28/11/12 at 13:42 Post Comment

Tony Mowbray: Highlights just how eager Ledesma is to succeed

Tony Mowbray: Highlights just how eager Ledesma is to succeed

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The 24-year-old Argentinian arrived on Teesside this summer and has been a mainstay in Mowbray's promotion-chasing side of late, netting three times, with the latest strike a wonderful curling free-kick in Tuesday's 3-0 victory over Huddersfield.

Mowbray revealed he was impressed with Ledesma during his stint at Walsall last season and praised the patience he demonstrated in waiting for a chance to break into Boro's starting XI.

"The kid's got talent," said Mowbray.

"We watched him last year and yet he spent most of the first dozen or so games sitting on the bench learning how to play for us because he loves the game so much. He runs around everywhere and just wants to play like a kid in the school year.

"Obviously at a higher level he's playing at now you need to be a team player, you need to play your position and yet nobody has ever questioned his talent and his quality."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

N

ice work John.. have to agree with everything. Never measure your wealth in money.

wexford_blue
We're Not All Jealous Guys...

I

s it the same people that complain about Chelsea that complain about Mayweather? You should by now know what to expect from both, if you can't appreciate how good they are at nullifying their opponents then don't watch them.

Noz2k
Chelsea: This Ending Always Justifies The Means

I

do concede though, that getting rid of Luiz has made them less entertaining. In the same way that driving with both eyes open is less exciting, but probably a good idea.

megabrow (cufc)
Chelsea: This Ending Always Justifies The Means

Footer 365

Hull 1-3 Arsenal: Alexis Sanchez nets twice to move Arsenal level on points with Man City

Alexis Sanchez scored twice in the first half to help Arsenal coast past Hull with a 3-1 win at the KC Stadium.

Blackpool's clash with Huddersfield will not be restarted or replayed

Blackpool's season-ending Championship clash with Huddersfield will not be restarted or replayed.

Darren Kelly appointed as Oldham Athletic manager

Darren Kelly has been named as the new manager of League One side Oldham Athletic.

Mail Box

Blaming Van Gaal For United Slump...

Wayne Rooney in midfield, the same balls aimed at Marouane Fellaini...Louis van Gaal has to find a solution. And a Burnley fan embraces relegation...

Shouldn't We Give Players Time?

Do we really want to throw out the baby with the bathwater every single summer? We also have a Man United fan who wants massive investment. And more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company