Exclusive: Danny Mills suggests 'Exceptional' West Ham player lacks something

Danny Mills suggested that West Ham attacker Robert Snodgrass lacked something as he can’t just rely on being good at set-pieces.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Laura O’Leary, the former England defender claimed Snodgrass has an exceptional left-foot but needs to have more in his locker.

The 32-year-old winger has regularly featured for Manuel Pellegrini’s side this season and even made a cameo appearance in the 2-1 loss to Leicester City on Saturday.

Mills explained that Snodgrass has always been very good for the clubs he has played for and admitted that despite doubting him, he’s the type of player the Hammers have to keep around.

“Snoddy has always had a sweet left foot, it’s exceptional,” Mills told Football Insider.

“Y’know he is able to put those deliveries in, but gone are the days you can just get into a team just because you’re good at set-pieces or a long throw.

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“You have to do more in this day and age in the Premier League especially in those creative midfield areas, that said when I saw him back at Leeds he was brilliant.

“The other clubs he’s been at, he’s been very very good but sometimes you need a little bit more than that.

“He’s not getting any younger, he’s one of those players I’d keep in the squad, that’s for sure.”

Snodgrass has played 16 times this season across all competitions for the Hammers, scoring three goals and registering one assist in the process.

The Scottish attacker joined the Hammers in January 2017 from Hull City and is contracted to stay at the London Stadium until 2021.

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