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Artell: "We Have To Prepare For Battles And We Will See Who Is Up For It"

8 November 2021

Boss says he is working out who wants to stand up and be counted in bid to remain in the division.

Crewe Alexandra manager, David Artell has told the club’s official website that he only wants those players who are prepared to ‘stand-up and be counted’ to be relied on for the remainder of the season.

Following the 3-0 home defeat to Swindon Town in the FA Cup, the Alex boss declared that he was only interested in having players that care about playing for the football club. He has reiterate that point to the media this morning, declaring that he only wants those who are up for the battles ahead to try and  stay in League One.

Artell told “When you are in the situation we are in, you really need your foot soldiers with you. You have to look left and right and think I have no problem going over the top with him.

“If you have one behind you doing up his lace, then he probably isn’t for us. We need them to be ready to go over the top when the whistle goes. We have got to go into some right battles to try and stay in this division. We have to roll our sleeves up and prepare to go to war because if we don’t then the enemy will eat us up.”

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