Gunn sin låneavtale forlenget

Skrevet av Richard Prestegård .

Stoke City har forlenget sin låneavtale med keeper Angus Gunn. 25-åringen har vært på utlån fra Southampton denne sesongen, og har vært Stokes førstekeeper både før og etter en periode med skader.

Nå er låneavtalen forlenget for en sesong til, men Premier League-klubben har oppsjon til å hente tilbake Gunn i sommer dersom de føler for det.

Stoke har slitt med mye skader på keeperne sine denne sesongen og måtte i vinter hente tilbake unggutten Joe Bursik fra lån hos Doncaster Rovers for å løse keeperkrisen. Med Gunn inne i mest sannsynlig en sesong til, blir det kamp om keeperplassen mellom Gunn, Joe Bursik og Adam Davies. Manager Michael O'Neill har fortalt dette om keepersituasjonen i Stoke:

“Joe did very well for us as a young keeper coming into the Championship, having had the first part of the season on loan at Doncaster. He’s gaining experience all the time.

“Angus was ready to play, Joe had a little dip in form and as a result of that Angus took the opportunity. It’s unfortunate for Adam Davies because at the time he was just a little slower in his return from injury.

“Those are all decisions I have to make.

“Joe is a big part of the future of this club – but part of being a goalkeeper is being part of the team. There’s only one that can play. Joe’s dealing with that now, that’s the other side of being a goalkeeper.

“The onus is on Angus to make sure that his form stays at a level when I don’t have to consider one of the other two lads.”