Dutt makes his feelings clear

Werder Bremen coach Robin Dutt is to welcome Croatia international Mateo Pavlovic back from international duty by dropping him to the club's youth team.

Last Updated: 10/09/13 at 15:15 Post Comment

Robin Dutt: Will drop Mateo Pavlovic

Robin Dutt: Will drop Mateo Pavlovic

The move is less of a punitive measure but more of a demonstration that he expects more from his first-team players, and that the route from the youth team into the professional squad is also open.

"I want to have a competition for places which extends down to the second team," said Dutt on his club's website.

"Currently, Oliver Husing is making a good impression, which is why he should be given a chance.

"In general, we want a more fluid transition between the first and the second team so that the lads also see that the route to the professionals is not blocked.

"This is a sign to the homegrown players that they do have a realistic and fair chance."

The international break has deprived Dutt of Zlatko Junuzovic, who returned yesterday with a foot injury.

"It's definitely going to take a while before he is available again," said Dutt. "Of course his loss hurts us a lot because he is a very important player for us."

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