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Frimpong tweet not a concern says boss

By Doug O'Kane, Sports Editor Thursday 13th February 2014
Emmanuel Frimpong after being sent off.

Barnsley manager Danny Wilson has called Emmanuel Frimpong's tweet about not been able to attract women after moving on Barnsley 'tongue-in-cheek'.

 

The day he signed from Arsenal, the 22-year-old midfielder posted:  'How am I gonna draw girls now?' followed by three crying faces.

 

Wilson said: "It's just a bit of tongue-in-cheek sort of thing. It's of no concern to me."

 

The Reds boss also said Frimpong 'better had' learned a lesson from his debut red card at Sheffield Wednesday. He lasted 30 minutes at Hillsborough before collecting his second yellow. He has served a one-match suspension and is available to play at Doncaster on Saturday.

 

Asked if Frimpong had learned a lot from the sending off, Wilson said: "He better had. "We've had a good chat about it and he offered up his mistake and generally if they do that he will put it right.

 

"He's as good as gold. He's a young lad who's learning his trade. He's come here to get regular football and we've got high hopes for him but there are a lot of players in his position so he will need to work hard."