Davis says loan deals for some of his fringe players would be good for their education
Steve Davis has told the club’s official web-site that he would be willing to allow some of his younger fringe players go out on loan as the Under-21 league is heading for a 5-week break. The likes of goalkeeper Ben Garratt, striker Harry Clayton, defender Andy White and midfielder/defender Paris Bateman to gain some valuable experience playing in the non-league.
The Under-21s have a fixture against Leicester on Monday and Davis would be willing to listen to loan opportunities after that for some of his younger players.
Steve told the club’s official web-site: “We have a match against Leicester City on Monday for the Under-21s and then there is a five-week breaks from games, so I would be willing to let a few of them go out on loan.
“We think it is important for their development to go out and play some competitive games and have a taste of reality if you like. They would benefit from the experience of playing with different players and play for points. It is good for them and does them n harm.
He added: “Hopefully, we can get a few of them out on loan locally to some non-league games. It is a good level of football in those leagues now and would be a big part of their education.”