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West Brom defender Ridgewell hails "fantastic" Fortune

West Bromwich Albion defender Liam Ridgewell has sung the praises of Marc-Antoine Fortune after their win over Blackburn Rovers.

Ridgewell has been impressed by his new team-mate, who crowned another outstanding display against Rovers with his fifth Albion goal of the campaign.

"I wasn't here when he left on loan, but Marco has been fantastic since I signed," the defender told the WBA website.

"He holds the ball up and bosses centre-backs.

"That's what you want from a centre-forward.

"He's been great for us and he's a really difficult player to mark.

"He's a real unsung hero, contesting every ball we play to him and holding it up."


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