Southampton loanee Josh Sims speaks on his Doncaster Rovers future beyond January

Josh Sims admits he would be open to extending his stay at Doncaster Rovers beyond next month.

By Liam Hoden
Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 5:00 pm

The Southampton winger is with Rovers until January on loan and has made a big impression in his short time at the Keepmoat with three goals and six assists in 11 appearances.

And Sims would be happy to continue the relationship beyond the original agreement.

“It’s something I would consider,” Sims said.

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Josh Sims dribbles past Hull's Callum Elder. Picture: Andrew Roe/AHPIX

“I’m playing regular football in a team that suits me and I’m enjoying it.

“I’ll sit down with Doncaster and Southampton and see whatever is best for me.

“When that time comes we’ll make a decision.

“It’s getting ever closer but because we’ve got so many games it seems so far away.

“To be honest I’ve not really thought about it.

“We’ve got so many games coming up so when the time is right we’ll sit down as a club, myself and Southampton and we’ll decide the future then.”

The January transfer window could be a pivotal time in the 23-year-old’s career, with his contract with the Saints set to expire in the summer.

And he feels playing regular football with Rovers is boosting his profile.

“It’s a big reason why I came out to play regular football because that is what I needed,” he said.

“It is a big few months in my career, which is something I was aware of and needed to play well.

“As long as I’m enjoying it, and I am, that’s the main thing.

“I think I’ve played well. There’s times I could do better than I have.

“I’ll keep playing games and we’ll see what happens in January.”


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