FULHAM defender Joe Bryan was left surprised after Mason Greenwood named him as his ‘hardest opponent’.
Joe Bryan could not imagine Mason Greenwood named him as his hardest opponentCredit score: Getty
Regardless of dealing with among the greatest names in world soccer like Virgil van Dijk and Ruben Dias, it was 27-year-old former Bristol Metropolis man Bryan who got the nod.
The teenager mentioned: “I’ve most likely acquired to say, it may be a stunning one, however are you aware [Joe] Bryan, the one for Fulham?
“He allowed me no house, no time on the ball, once we performed them house and away. It was certainly one of my most troublesome video games for us.
“He’s one you most likely wouldn’t suppose I’d say his title, however he was getting tight to me and never giving me a lot house.
“He was a very good defender and he was most likely my hardest problem.”
Now Bryan has reacted to the admission – with hilarity.
He commented on a Sportbible publish of Greenwood’s remark with: “What’s he been consuming then.”
They got here up in opposition to one another twice final season.
Fulham misplaced 2-1 at Craven Cottage, however did handle a 1-1 draw within the away fixture.
Though Bryan is a left-back, most Prem fans will know his for scoring a 40-yard screamer in opposition to Brentford that propelled Fulham into the top-tier in 2020.
However his defensive prowess wasn’t sufficient to maintain Scott Parker’s team in the top flight and they were relegated last season.
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