Puel: McQueen grew in confidence

By SFC Media Mon 17 Oct Saints vs Burnley

Claude Puel felt youngster Sam McQueen grew in confidence as the game went on during the 3-1 victory over Burnley on Sunday.

McQueen replaced the injured Matt Targett on 14 minutes against the Clarets and gave an accomplished display on his Premier League bow.

The 21-year-old was also felled in the box by Johann Berg Gudmundsson in the second-half after latching on to Dušan Tadić’s pass.

Sam McQueen is tripped by Johann Gudmundsson in the box

“He was little afraid in the first-half but after he took confidence and he produced a very good performance,” said Puel.

“It was interesting with his left foot because he’s a technical player and can give good crosses for the striker.

“For the first game, it was a very good one.”

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