Bristol Rovers boss Paul Trollope believes that his wish to bring two new strikers to the Memorial Stadium this summer may have contributed to Andy Williams jumping ship and heading to Yeovil Town. Rovers are known to be in talks with former Doncaster Rovers striker Paul Heffernan after a successful spell in Bristol on loan late last season and are planning to target at least one more player in that area of the pitch, as well as a right-winger which is Williams' other preferred position.
Given that the former Hereford United player was already largely being used as an impact player, coming off the substitutes' bench, Trollope told his club's official site that he felt that the player's rejection of the contract on offer was due to the likelihood of him slipping down the pecking order:
"We offered him a one year contract which he decided not to accept, after receiving an offer of a two year deal from Yeovil. Andy has been a very good professional in his time for us, and we wish him every success for the future. We are looking to bring in two new strikers for next season and maybe Andy felt that his chances of regular first team football would be limited with us and that he needed to join another club where he will stand a chance of playing first team football on a more regular basis."
Williams is due to sign a two year contract with Yeovil Town on July 1st, subject to passing a medical.
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