I am big like him.
"I will try and follow in his footsteps", said the Benin global.
"He was born in Africa and came to France and then to England. As a manager, you are dealing with many things including players who are unhappy about not getting enough game time but it is my job to create cohesion". I couldn't imagine a better start.
Not since Blackpool announced their Premier League arrival by winning 4-0 at Wigan in 2010 has a newly-promoted club caused such an opening-game stir.
"But this game has finished".
After Joel Ward's own goal, there were two fine finishes from club-record signing Steve Mounie at Selhurst Park at the start of the Premier League's 25th season. "He has a great working attitude, a real Terrier attitude, which is unusual for a striker, for a goalscorer".
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"You have to recognise when you have to play it on the ground or when you don't - and in those 15 minutes you could see that they pressed us and after that you could see what we did and we had chances, but it is an expensive lesson".
For every way in which it may have been wonderful for Wagner, it would have been a concern for Palace counterpart Frank de Boer.
At the start of last season Alan Pardew's pursuit of a more expansive style of football led to poor results and his eventual dismissal, before the pragmatic Sam Allardyce's appointment as his successor.
When quizzed over the situation, De Boer was not certain a deal would materialise.
"They have nothing to lose in this game whereas we do".
He said: "It always changes your approach when you're chasing the game".