sport news Ralph Hasenhuttl demands James Ward-Prowse be more aggressive

'This can be a big chance for him now': Ralph Hasenhuttl demands midfielder James Ward-Prowse be more aggressive to help fulfill his potential Ralph Hasenhuttl told James Ward-Prowse to be more aggressive on the pitch  He had a frank meeting with Ward-Prows to help him realise his full potential Southampton's Austrian manager told the one-cap England star to toughen up  Hasenhuttl insists playing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge will not overawe his men

By Nick Purewal, Press Association Sport

Published: 13:14 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 13:14 GMT, 1 January 2019

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Ralph Hasenhuttl has sat James Ward-Prowse down and told the Southampton midfielder to be more aggressive to maximise his talent.

New Saints boss Hasenhuttl revealed he had a frank meeting with Ward-Prowse in a bid to help the 24-year-old realise his full potential.

Southampton's Austrian manager told the one-cap England star to toughen up - and now hopes to see the best of the versatile midfielder.

Ralph Hasenhuttl has told James Ward-Prowse to be more aggressive to maximise his talent

Ralph Hasenhuttl has told James Ward-Prowse to be more aggressive to maximise his talent

New Saints boss Hasenhuttl revealed he had a frank meeting with Ward-Prowse in recent days

New Saints boss Hasenhuttl revealed he had a frank meeting with Ward-Prowse in recent days

Hasenhuttl was encouraged by Ward-Prowse's performance in Sunday's 3-1 defeat to Manchester City, despite the academy graduate's luckless own goal.

'This can be a big chance

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