Burton Albion winger Lucas Akins has today admitted that Walsall are a great footballing side and is not surprised to see them challenging for promotion this season.
Speaking ahead of tomorrows crunch League 1 fixture, Adkins said ‘They have changed their manager who has brought in new ideas.
“He (Sean O`Driscoll) came from Liverpool so I suppose he has learned from the best in the business. ‘
“He will definitely add to them and carry on the good work that they have done.”
Lucas added: “They are a great footballing side and I`m not surprised where they are. ‘
“Playing against them over the years, a lot of their team has been together for a length of time similar to us and they know what each other are good at. ‘
“They have got some good players and players that can hurt you so we will have to be on top of our game if we want to get something. ‘
“We will be looking to get back to basics and do that.”