FRANK’S TIME TO FIRE NOW

The Football League Paper - - INSIDE - By Jamie Holt

STEVEN PRESS­LEY has chal­lenged striker Frank Nou­ble to fi­nally live up to his po­ten­tial with Coven­try.

The 22-year-old Ipswich for­ward, cur­rently on his eighth loan spell, made an im­pres­sive de­but against Gilling­ham last Fri­day and scored the win­ner in the club’s re­turn to the Ri­coh Arena.

But Sky Blues boss Press­ley, who signed a new con­tract dur­ing the week, wants to see the ex-West Ham man kick on.

“I said to Frank the other day that I want to help him ful­fil his po­ten­tial, but for him to do that, it’s a two-way thing and he has to buy in to what we are,” said Press­ley. “I be­lieve that if he does that then he can start ful­fill­ing that po­ten­tial.

“I think he’s got a lot of work to do and that he’s only re­al­is­ing a small part of that po­ten­tial. But I think there’s a lot there to work with and the good thing is he’s still only 22, so he’s still got the chance to achieve that.”

Press­ley penned a four-year deal to re­main with the club on Wed­nes­day, and he says ev­ery­thing is fall­ing into place.

“We’ve worked ex­tremely hard over the last 18 months,” he said. “And, slowly but surely, we're see­ing things turn around.”

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