Allen holds hope over Lowe deal

21 May 2009 02:19
The former Shrewsbury and Crewe ace, who can operate on the wing or in attack, is a free-agent after terminating his three-year deal at the Blues in order to stay in the Football League. Several other Football League clubs are also rumoured to be keeping tabs on the Liverpool-born ace, who scored 18 times for Mark Wright's relegated side last year. Allen, who held talks with Lowe earlier this week, told The Gloucestershire Citizen: "Ryan is an excellent player who I have known about for many years and a player I've tried to sign before. "He scored 18 goals for a relegated team last year. I've watched him a number of times and we could certainly fit him in. "I'm hopeful, but a number of other clubs are interested in him, so we'll have to see how it progresses. The fact that he came down to meet us is important and I think he liked what he saw at Cheltenham."

Source: Team_Talk

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