Stags set to swoop for loan signing

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Mansfield Town hope to boost their injury-hit squad with a loan signing in time for Saturday’s trip to relegation rivals Oxford United.

Manager Adam Murray said this morning: “I am trying to bring in another body to help us out.

“He is a forward option that will give us a but more of a spark up there.

To read an interview with Oxford’s former Stags star Johnny Mullins ahead of Saturday’s game click HERE

“First and foremost he can create things, open teams up and get fans off their seats. He can take some of the workload off the boys up there.

“Some people may know him, though he’s not a household name like Matty Blair.

“If you watch some footage of him you can see he’s lightning quick and pace is a massive thing to have in your team.

“He is still a young player learning the game, but he has played at a good standard. He will bring a freshness and a real energy to us.”

With Blair out injured and Reggie Lambe struggling the new signing is likely to be a winger.