Webster: Confidence is growing

United performance shows our progress, but we need to keep pushing, says defender

By Paul Camillin • 02 October 2020

By Craig Doyle
Webster is confident Albion have continued to improve since last season.

Adam Webster wants to build on an impressive debut season in the Premier League, and believes new-look Albion can find a new level this season.

He joined last summer from Bristol City, on the back of a very impressive season in the Championship, but knew his first challenge was breaking up the formidable partnership of Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy.

He explained, “When I signed I would have been very happy knowing I would play 31 out of 38 Premier League games.

“I knew it would have been a tough ask to dislodge that partnership between Lewis and Shane as it's been so successful for the club.

“I worked hard and I had to wait a little bit for my first start and when I came into the team I thought I'd took my chance.

“It wasn’t all plain sailing but since the restart I feel I've improved and am starting to show what I'm about. I want to keep that up and keep improving.”

By James Boardman
Adam Webster heads against the crossbar in the 3-2 defeat to Manchester United.

He has played every minute of Premier League football this season and feels the team have raised the bar again, just as they did post lockdown.

“In both games last year against Manchester United, we weren't at it at all – we lost both and didn’t really show what we're about.

“This time it was nice for us to put on a show and prove what we can do against the big teams.

“It was gutting not to get anything from the game. We had a lot of chances, we hit the bar five times.  If you play like that, you expect to win the game, and that is still a step we need to take. 

“But it does show how far we've come although we can still improve – we have a long way to go still.”


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