Michael Jacobs: Portsmouth attacking rapport has to quickly arrive

Michael Jacobs stressed the importance of quickly developing an attacking understanding with his team-mates after his Pompey debut.

Sunday, 20th September 2020, 6:08 pm

The key attacking arrival was introduced after 66 minutes of today’s 0-0 draw with Rochdale at Spotland.

It was a frustrating afternoon for his new side, as they misfired against a side widely tipped to go down this season.

Jacobs was content with his own effort, however, but acknowledged he has to get going on building a rapport with Pompey’s forward players quickly.

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He said: ‘It went alright, it’s about getting that relationship with people and sharpness on the pitch.

‘I’ve been here a few days with the boys, so it’s important I get a relationship with the players at the top end of the pitch.

‘I need to get that continuity and try to build stuff.

‘I enjoyed getting back out there.

Michael Jacobs (Photo by Daniel Chesterton/phcimages.com)

‘It might take a bit of time to get that sharpness but I felt good.’

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