Stoke prospect Cuvelier shining on-loan at Walsall

Stoke City midfielder Florent Cuvelier is shining on-loan at Walsall. Saddlers boss Dean Smith has warned Cuvelier he must deal with the spotlight and get used to being the main man.

Stoke City midfielder Florent Cuvelier is shining on-loan at Walsall.

Saddlers boss Dean Smith has warned Cuvelier he must deal with the spotlight and get used to being the main man.

“He’s a quality player but it’s a little bit different for him now because he’s walking into the training ground and people know who he is and players will be looking up to him,” he told the Express & Star

“That’s the kind of stature he’s got with the impact he made for us last season. Then he walked in as an unknown.

“I was really pleased he wanted to come back. I put in a call to Stoke at the end of last season and then they came back to me and said they were interested in doing something.

“He signed a new contract there so they think he progressed here and developed as a player. With the qualities he’s got there will be a lot of jealous managers in this league.”

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