Doncaster Rovers: Darren Moore talks deal renewals for loanees and short term contracts

Darren Moore says he will soon make decisions on those players whose loans and contracts at Doncaster Rovers expire next month.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 6:00 am
Ben Sheaf tussles with former Rovers loanee Jordan Houghton. Picture: Marie Caley

Loan deals for Donervon Daniels and Ben Sheaf are set to end in January while contracts for Kwame Thomas and Rakish Bingham are also to expire.

And while Cameron John, Niall Ennis and Seny Dieng all signed season long loans, Rovers must enter into talks with their parent clubs due to the presence of break clauses within the deals.

Moore hopes to inform players and their clubs of his thoughts in the next couple of weeks as he finalises his plans for the second half of the season.

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“We’re just turning our minds to that now,” he told the Free Press.

“Although we’re preparing for a very busy December schedule and heading into the new year, I realise there’s three or four of those deals up for players that are playing significant parts in the team now.

“We’re going to have to look at them and review them and look where the team is at.

“We’ll look to try to do some business there if the right one comes available on loan.

“At the same time, all those mentioned apart from Kazaiah Sterling, we’ll wait and see on what we’ll do in January.

“It needs to be pretty soonish obviously because we need to speak with them.

“But I believe that all of them are happy here.

“But this is football and it can change within 24 hours.”

It is understood Rovers will exercise a break clause in Kazaiah Sterling’s loan from Tottenham Hotspur with the striker having made little progress on his return from after effects of a dead leg suffered in early September

All the other players whose futures at Rovers are to be decided have played major roles when available.

Arsneal loanee Sheaf has made 20 appearances this season with Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Ennis making 14. Ennis’ team mate at Wolves Cameron John has made nine appearances, the same as Thomas, while Daniels has made 14. Rakish Bingham has managed five so far.