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14 July 2014 : Johnson Confirms Morgan Exit Is On The Cards
Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson has confirmed one of the less well-kept secrets at Yeovil Town - namely that striker Adam Morgan has no future at the club. Confirmation of this comes two days after he went on trial with fellow League One side Chesterfield, playing in their 2-0 defeat against Shrewsbury Town on Saturday.

The former Liverpool striker arrived as a teenager - initially on loan - in November 2013, and started his first three games for the club. However, that was as good as it got for him, despite making that switch permanent just over a month later, having pre-agreed a two-and-a-half year contract at the club when he first arrived at Huish Park.

Morgan never made another start for the club, with his substitute appearances becoming more and more infrequent - managing just six minutes on the pitch during the final six weeks of the season, and not even making the first team squad line-up during the month of April as he sat in the stand. Speaking to BBC Somerset about the player's future, he admitted that it probably wouldn't be at Huish Park:

"His future probably lies away from our club. I think he played in the last half hour of the game (at Chesterfield). But that's just something where the management team feel that he won't be in our squad, so we need to help him, for whatever reason, to try to find him somewhere where he can play some football."

Johnson added that Morgan needed to become more competitive in the way that he played the game to become successful as a professional, but recognised that this was sometimes a problem when players took the leap from academy football into first team football:

"They've got to get the mentality very quickly of winning football matches, and of three points meaning the world. With all due respect, sometimes you can come out of the Under-21s, and still be playing as if you're playing for no points, and more so by training like that. Some lads do that. Some handle the intensity of it all and the relentlessness of it, and some don't."

The 20 year old has already missed Yeovil's pre-season friendlies against Frome Town and Basingstoke Town, suggesting that we may have already seen the last of him. All in all, he has made 13 appearances for the club, and did not find the back of the net during that time.


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