Boro boss Neil Warnock has given the liberty to Patrick Roberts for attacking freely in his attempt to build a great team and to guide Middlesbrough to the safety zone in the seven matches left in the ongoing season. They got the perfect start at Stoke City and Neil Warnock wants to continue that to encourage his team.
Warnock got the best start as the Boro boss with goals from Marcus Tavernier and Ashley Fletcher that helped the Teessiders to get uplifted to the 19th place in the Championship table. The 71-year-old made a total of six changes in the team. Roberts was positioned on the right-hand of the attacking side of Boro.
Neil Warnock was excited to hear that Ravel Morrison, Harold Moukodi, and Patrick Roberts have agreed to stay by his side and extend their contract until the season ends. Boro boss said that he loves to play with exciting players like Ravel Morrison and Roberts. He added that as long as you do the right things and in the correct areas, it is not necessary to worry about the players or the opponent.
Neil Warnock has promised to resolve the issue regarding the contracts of Ryan Shotton, Adam Clayton, George Friend, Marvin Johnson, and Jonny Howson in the coming 24 hours. He is set to give a strong indication that all the five players will be signed as short-term waiving footballers that will make them eligible to play in the remaining seven matches.
Neil Warnock has quite enjoyed being Boro boss since he took over from Jonathan Woodgate on 23rd June. He said it was a strange feeling for him to see such an exciting match between Stoke City and his team at the bet365 Stadium without spectators and he felt a little different. Still, the managerial veteran cherished to be back in the area of technical expertise.