Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Jan’s seeking right mix for Champo fight


The German head coach – who will take his senior squad on a pre-season training camp to Austria – says the club will take stock of everything that’s happened in the Premier League and look to learn lessons for 2019-20.

With over 17,500 season cards already sold, Siewert knows the supporters are keen to see a challenge in the lower division and he, too, can’t wait to work on creating his own playing roster.

“I see many players on the pitch and I have to learn about them,” said the boss, whose team play Liverpool at Anfield tomorrow night before final matches against Manchester United and Southampto­n.

“There are three more games in which I can learn about players who have a future for me in the squad.

“And then, of course, I have to look at new players – there is a positive energy in it, as I proved once with Karlan Grant, I think I proved the right decision to sign him. Obviously, each manager needs the best players for his style, and in the recruitmen­t, we now look at players who will fit my ethos. “This is absolutely key.

“When I look at all the teams that are toward the top of the Championsh­ip now, each manager has created a team that mirrors them but also has a club determined to get players to fit that style.

“The other thing to note about (transfers) is that you want to bring in players with fresh minds and fresh ideas.

You want to bring in players with fresh minds and fresh ideas. Fresh faces can change

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