Yeovil Town manager Terry Skiverton has said that the arrival of former Stockport County defender Paul Huntington does not necessarily mean the end of trialist Adam Virgo's chances, even though the former Brighton and Hove Albion centre-back could be missing tomorrow's match against Swansea City.
Skiverton has pointed out that he has two vacancies in his squad, with Terrell Forbes having headed to Leyton Orient and Steven Caulker having returned to Tottenham Hotspur. And he told BBC Somerset that if Virgo is missing in tomorrow's match at Huish Park, that doesn't necessarily mean that he's packed his bags:
"He played in one game but he's got a slight thigh strain at the moment. But he's been doing very well and he's one that I've been looking at seriously about bringing in. We've got another lad, Paul Huntington, who has been with us for the last couple of weeks and he has impressed. We're looking now, because we are two centre-halves down with Forbesy going and (Steven) Caulker going back. There have been people who have been down training with us and those two have done the best of the ones who have come down here so far."
Expanding upon yesterday's news concerning the arrival of Huntington on trial, Skiverton gave his views on what he thought the player could offer:
"I think he's got an excellent pedigree. He's 6'4" or 6'3". He can head it, he can tackle, he can pass and he's quite mobile for his size. I thought last year we struggled a little bit, particularly later on in games, with direct balls coming into our box and he is someone who fits the ball to get his head on it. So I've had a little look around and his name became available and he is someone who we are looking at who has done well so far."
Again, Jean-Paul Kalala was covered in yesterday's news. The Congolese midfielder should be signing a new deal in the next couple of days, and Skiverton expanded upon what was happening here:
"We're just trying to tie up the contract now and we're just waiting on the medical side of things. I know he was with us last year. He had a few things to deal with when he went back home, but he's come back and he's looked fit and strong and hopefully in the next day or two we can get him signed up, sealed and delivered."
Link: Former Leeds And Stockport Defender On Trial.
Link: Kalala To Sign New Glovers Contract.
Link: Former Seagull Virgo Confirmed As Training With Glovers.
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