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Ralph Hasenhuttl's tough-love approach is likely to benefit Michael Obafemi in the long term

Daniel McDonnell


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Below the radar: Michael Obafemi. Photo: Getty Images

Below the radar: Michael Obafemi. Photo: Getty Images

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Below the radar: Michael Obafemi. Photo: Getty Images

It's the kind of comment that could easily be passed without correction, especially in the wave of nostalgia brought about by Jack Charlton's death.

Why do we not see Ireland players scoring at the big venues like Stamford Bridge and Old Trafford these days?

We do actually. His name is Michael Obafemi, and his ability to pop up with goals against opponents of substance should make people sit up and take notice.