Royle to call in favours

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle intends to call in a few favours as he works his way through a shortlist of loan targets.An upbeat Royle laughed today: "I might even blackmail a few managers to get what I want!"I understand Royle is aiming to sign a wide player and a forward, preferably in time for Town's next test away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday week.

By Mel Henderson

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle intends to call in a few favours as he works his way through a shortlist of loan targets.

An upbeat Royle laughed today: "I might even blackmail a few managers to get what I want!"

I understand Royle is aiming to sign a wide player and a forward, preferably in time for Town's next test away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday week.


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He is confident of having one new face in the line-up against the First Division leaders and added: "I would like it to happen as soon as possible so that we can work with him in a team

formation beforehand.

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"Ideally I want to bring in two. I have a shortlist of people and there are

several options. It's down to availability first, then money."

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