Adam Idah enjoyed the high of scoring a late winner for Norwich City in the Championship on Saturday as the Canaries got their season off to a flyer against Huddersfield.
But Norwich boss Daniel Farke revealed he had a go at the Republic of Ireland forward during the week in the build up to their first league game since relegation from the Premier League last season.
His goal came in the week after the Cork native made his first Ireland senior appearances against Bulgaria and Finland in the UEFA Nations League, both of which he started.
And coincidentally, it was Finnish strike partner Teemu Pukki who supplied the assist against Huddersfield.
While Farke expressed delight at the goal, he told the Norwich City YouTube channel that he and Norwich's veteran Northern Irish goalkeeper Michael McGovern had words with the young striker midweek.
"Adam will be a bit in the spotlight and I'm delighted for him," he said.
"I'm allowed to tell you a secret, I had a proper outburst with Adam Idah during this week because I didn't have the feeling he was focused on us.
"It was of course difficult after he was in the spotlight because he had his debut for Ireland and during the training I had a proper outburst with him and asked him for more concentration and more discipline.
"And after the training, I spoke with Michael McGovern because as an experienced player, he always has influence on the young lads and also after the game he said, 'Listen, coach, I spoke with Adam and spoke with him that he has to pay back your trust that you still choose him today although he wasn't great in training this week'.
"He had to pay back and he did, so big, big compliments, especially to the fringe players."
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