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Pardew Kicks Out French Translators
Published : 19 May 2013 12:15:56Rss feed
Alan Pardew is keen to break down any language barriers that may exist in the dressing room, given the club's reliance on French players.
He has ordered the recent arrivals from France to improve their language skills.
The manager has scrapped the translators employed by the club to help the five Frenchmen who arrived in January.
Total immersion in the language is seen as the best way forward.
“Most of the French boys have picked up English pretty well,” said Pardew, who has 10 French players in his squad.
Pardew’s players report back for training on July 4, ahead of the start of the new season, and he said: “The initial tactic of bringing in interpreters has gone."
Source: Newcastle United Mad
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