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  • Manager:Brian Laws
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Adkins elated to land Lansbury

02 Feb 2009 - 13:57:03

Scunthorpe United manager Nigel Adkins has bolstered his wafer-thin squad by signing the Arsenal youngster Henri Lansbury on loan.

The 18-year-old midfielder has made four substitute appearances for the Gunners, all in the Carling Cup.

Adkins told the Iron's official website: "We only have 16 or 17 players fit at the moment and Henri's a player I've watched for over a year.

"I've watched him myself four or five times and he's an exciting talent. It's very pleasing that an established club like Arsenal have let us have him.

"There's a good culture at this football club, where we allow players to learn their trade, treat them in the right way to develop, and that's what we are a, developmental club."


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