Posted On Tuesday, 9th April 2013
Espanyol midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has spoken fondly of manager Javier Aguirre describing him as his ‘second father’.
The Mexican punished the 22-year-old with a 10,000 Euros fine for reporting late after the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
He surprised many when he returned on scheduled after Ghana’s 4-0 win over Sudan in a 2014 World Cup qualifier by scoring a goal in Espanyol’s 2-0 win over Osasuna.
The Ghana star has spoken fondly of the 54-year-old describing him as his ‘second father’
“He’s like a father. When you’re doing something at home and you’re wrong, your father will have to put you right,” Wakaso said
“And you if realize you made a mistake and change from your ways, you earn respect.
“He is doing his work well and I admire him for that. He’s like a father to all of us.”
Wakaso has ruled out a move to giants Barcelona insisting he is happy to see out his four-year contract.