Richie Wellens gives major update on Doncaster Rovers trialist Aidan Barlow

Forward Aidan Barlow has been offered a contract by Doncaster Rovers, boss Richie Wellens has confirmed.

Friday, 23rd July 2021, 9:59 pm
Updated Saturday, 24th July 2021, 9:01 am
Richie Wellens. Photo: Howard Roe/AHPIX Ltd

The former Manchester United youngster has been in training with Rovers since the start of pre-season and featured in the first three pre-season friendlies, scoring five goals.

And his performances have convinced Wellens to offer a deal.

“A contract offer has gone out to Aidan,” the Rovers boss said after the 3-2 defeat to Newcastle United.

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Aidan Barlow

Barlow did not feature in the friendly due to illness but Wellens expects there to be no snags in getting the deal done.

He said: “Aidan woke up, like most of us in the last few days because the weather has been unbelievable, with a headache and didn’t feel that he was fit to play.”

Barlow, 21, has been a free agent since leaving Manchester United last summer.

He did not make a senior appearance for the Red Devils but had a loan spell with Norwegian side Tromso.

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