‘Business gets done but it's probably more difficult’ – Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Moore on the challenges of January transfer window

Darren Moore admitted that making signings in the January transfer window is more difficult than the summer, as he looks to complete business this month at Doncaster Rovers.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 12:04 pm

Rovers have so far failed to add to the squad in this window, with Moore determined to bring in the 'right' sort of players in the coming weeks.

But he said that there are greater challenges for those looking to do business in the mid-season window.

"People inflate things and it's difficult - we all say that as managers," Moore said.

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Darren Moore. Picture: Howard Roe/AHPIX LTD

"Business gets done but it's probably more difficult.

"In the summer you get more time to negotiate.

"Sometimes in January people don't pick phones up or don't want to ring you because they don't really want to do business. That's understandable.”

Moore said his primary goal for the last few months of the season is to accelerate the improvement he has implemented.

And he sees bringing in the right individuals is key to that.

"My second half of the season is to bring improvement to Doncaster Rovers Football Club, the team and to build on what we've started," he said.

"That is what I'm looking forward to.

"So I want to bring the right personnel in and show another angle to this team of what can be achieved.

"That is why I'm trying to get the right personnel in, because you have a vision for this club and where this team can go but you've got to get the right personnel in to work with the existing players we have now."