Kinnear blast for Morgan
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Joe Kinnear has ordered defender Wes Morgan to lose weight.Joe Kinnear has ordered defender Wes Morgan to shape up or find himself shipped out of the Nottingham Forest first team.
The 20-year-old stopper reported back to pre-season training a stone overweight and, despite the campaign being underway, Kinnear is adamant the youngster is still some way of peak fitness.
Morgan played 45 minutes of Forest's 2-2 draw with Crewe last weekend, but Kinnear feels the stopper is not ready for a starting spot.
"Wes was more than a stone heavier when he came back and needs to do something about that," Kinnear stormed.
"Everyone else was two pounds overweight and he was at least a stone over.
"He is a young kid and needs to look after himself and make sure he controls his weight.
"We need to get him fitter and sharper. He played last week for the reserves, but he didn't do so well and I don't think he is ready yet."