MIKEL HAS BRUSH OFF FOR SOUEY.
Byline: SIMON BIRD
MIKEL MERINO has told ex-Newcastle boss Graeme Souness his personal criticism is of "no importance".
The Spain Under-21 star (below) turned in a man-of-the-match show against West Ham on Saturday - a after being slaughtered by Sky pundit Souness.
week sla p Merino, 21, signed from Borussia Dortmund, has a defensive attitude labelled "a joke" and "what you would see in kids' football," by Souness.
d lab "wha Merino said: "I heard something of the criticism, but I don't really give importance to it.
"Precise passes and to go forward, that is what I try.
"Sometimes you misplace passes because you take risks in order to give a good pass to someone in front."
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Aug 29, 2017|
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