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Soon-to-return winger can make difference - Ryan

23rd February 2019, 18:20 by Simon Barlow

Mat Ryan believes Seagulls team-mate Jose Izquierdo will make a difference for Albion when he returns from injury in the coming weeks.

Izquierdo, who has been restricted to just nine appearances this season, has been back in training for a fortnight and will soon be ready to show defenders a clean pair of heels again.

Keeper Ryan revealed to The Argus: "As frustrating as people would think it would be for him and maybe bring him down, he is always very upbeat and in a positive mood.

"I imagine under all that he is frustrated because of his knee, but he doesn't show it. He is a very positive person and always upbeat.

"He knows he is going to be coming back with a lot of football still to play.

"He is a player that has that ability to change a game with one action, so when he is fit and ready to return he's going to be a great addition to the matchday squad.

"No doubt he will come out and show his quality once again, and more often than not will be out there to make the difference in games."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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