Southampton midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi predicted a bright future ahead of Chelsea loanee Armando Broja after the teenager marked his debut for the club with two goals, informs the source.
Saints were 8-0 winners at Newport County with Broja finding the net twice, joining Elyounoussi, Nathan Tella, Nathan Redmond and Kyle Walker-Peters on the scoresheet.
Broja could have had a hat-trick too, hitting the post late on with a striker that fell straight into the path of his Norweigan teammate, who has been impressed by the Albanian’s start to life on the south coast.
“He is still young. He still has a lot to learn and improve but he has started well,” he said, speaking to BBC Radio Solent.
“If he keeps this going and keeps working hard he has a bright future ahead of him. I like playing with strikers who I can link up with and he is one of them. It was a fun night.”
Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl was also impressed with Broja, admitting that he learned a lot about the forward by watching him in action against the Exiles.
Speaking to HampshireLive at full time, he said: “I think it’s important for Armando to show up, he showed me some good habits that I haven’t even seen in training so far.
“It is good for him, but everybody who scores helps, definitely. They help themselves to prove they show up and to give me something to think about.”