Wellens handed out ten debuts on Saturday as Rovers lost 2-1 to AFC Wimbledon at the Keepmoat Stadium.
“I’m really disappointed but we know where we are,” he said. “It’s a rebuild and there are going to be times when we have to suffer.
“As long as we suffer together and we’re going in the same direction, I am good with that. But we do need to improve and we need to get our injured players back.”
We have gathered the best of League One’s rumours below...
5. Sheffield United set sights on Crewe winger
Sheffield United are reportedly keen on signing Crewe Alexandra’s Charlie Kirk. The Blades could land the 23-year-old for around £500k. (The Sun)
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6. Lincoln City yet to agree fee for defender amid Sunderland links
Lincoln City are keen to sign Dundee United left-back Jamie Robson but are yet to agree a fee. Sunderland are also keen on the defender. (The 72)
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7. Portsmouth closing in on move for Luton midfielder
Portsmouth are reportedly closing in on their number one target, Joe Morrell, from Luton Town and are hoping to conclude a deal this week. Nathan Jones has previously admitted he would listen to any offers that came in for the midfielder. (Luton Today)
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8. Kevin Phillips predicts Sunderland to sign striker ‘very soon’
Kevin Phillips has predicted movement in Sunderland’s “priority” chase to sign Sheffield United’s Daniel Jebbison “very soon”. Doncaster Rovers and Burton Albion are also keen to take the teenager on loan. (Football Insider)
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