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Anderson display hailed by boss

28th December 2018, 03:51 by Michael Holland

Manuel Pellegrini says there is even more to come from West Ham ace Felipe Anderson after he sank Southampton last night.

Anderson's six-minute brace in the 2-1 win over Southampton dragged West Ham into the Premier League's top 10, much to the delight of the Hammers boss.

The Brazil playmaker's quick-fire double cancelled out Nathan Redmond's scrambled goalmouth finish as the Hammers battled hard for victory at St Mary's.

The accomplished 25-year-old now has eight goals and two assists for the Premier League season, and Pellegrini says he can get even better.

"He loses too many balls - he will continue improving," said Pellegrini. "He must understand the Premier League is difficult if you keep the ball at your feet.

"He is a different player, a player that in every game makes important plays.

"His run of goals is important for him and the team. It's not easy for a midfield player to score so many goals by this stage of the season. He can change the score of the game in any moment."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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