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Frank McAvennie says Aaron Cresswell should study from his second red card for West Ham within the Europa League or ‘what’s the purpose?’.
Cresswell was despatched off for a final man problem for the second time in consecutive rounds because the Hammers crashed out of the Europa League on the semi-final stage to Frankfurt.
However after receiving loads of criticism for the red card, McAvennie believes the skilled left-back should study from it as a result of West Ham can’t afford to go a person down on the elite degree in Europe.
“Clearly lots of people are blaming, having a pop at Cresswell, two sendings off in the identical event,” he mentioned to West Ham Zone.
“The boy’s bought to study from that, that’s for positive. You’ll be able to’t try this. On the elite degree, you may’t go a person down. It’s onerous sufficient once you’re enjoying in opposition to groups within the Premier League, however you’re developing in opposition to correct European groups who’ve been competing in Europe for a few years.
“It was a bit disappointing however it’s one in all them. It’s what it’s. Lots of people are blaming Cresswell however he’s bought to study off it. That’s the essential factor.
“I’m positive David will likely be harm. Nevertheless it’s occurred and it’s occurred earlier than. If he’s not learnt off the primary time then what’s the purpose?”
Cresswell’s red card in opposition to Lyon finally didn’t come again to chew them as they drew the sport after which went on to win in France with out him.
However doing it twice in the identical event in such a brief area of time is unforgivable and the followers have each proper to criticise him.
He should study and get higher, even at 32-years-old or the club should look in direction of the long run and changing him.
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