Absa Premiership

Shitolo: When Ertugral shouts, you listen

2016-08-21 18:08
Muhsin Ertugral (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates' versatile defender and midfielder Gladwin Shitolo believes that Muhsin Ertugral's demanding man-management style will help him improve his game.

The 27-year-old spent last season on loan at Golden Arrows where he was one of the team's star performers.

His eye-catching form has led to a return to the Bucs where he is now thought to be in the fold to become a regular starter for Ertugral.

Nonetheless, the player believes that the Turkish manager's demanding coaching style will only help him to develop as a footballer.

Ertugral has become known down the years as a coach who isn't afraid to shout at his players if they don't respond to his instructions.

He told Soccer Laduma, "He's obsessed with winning. He's a winner. He doesn't want to lose and that's something I realised about him."

The Limpopo-born star added, "Sometimes when you make a mistake, and then the coach shouts at you - you listen, become awake and don't do it again. I handle it in a way that I want to learn and grow."

Shitolo could feature in Bucs' opening league game of the season against Arrows on 24 August. The action gets underway from 19:30.

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