‘He was tired’: Eddie Howe says ‘brilliant’ Newcastle player now knackered
Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe has said on Sky Sports Premier League (10:19pm, March 17, 2023) that Alexander Isak was tired after the match against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.
Eddie Howe’s Newcastle got the better of Steve Cooper’s Newcastle 2-1 away from home at the City Ground in the Premier League on Friday evening.
Isak started the match.
The Sweden international striker scored both the goals.
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The second goal came from the penalty spot in the third minute of injury time.
It proved to be the winner.
Isak scored his first goal in first-half injury time.
Newcastle boss Howe has praised Isak, and has said that the 23-year-old was tired after the game.
Eddie Howe on Alexander Isak for Newcastle United vs Nottingham Forest
Howe said about Isak: “He was tired today because he gave so much. He deserved to stay on the pitch. He was brilliant invert aspect.”
Important player for Newcastle United
In our view, Alexander Isak is one of the best young players in the Premier League and is a big player for Newcastle United.
The 23-year-old has had injury problems during his time at St. James’ Park so far, but he is fit now and is starting matched.
Newcastle are starting to get back into form, and Isak will be a big player for the team in the coming weeks and months.