Josh Sims Set For Loan To Doncaster Rovers
Thursday, 15th Oct 2020 17:57
Just under four years ago Josh Sims looked to have the world at his feet as he threaded through a pass for Shane Long to run through and score at Anfield and ensure Saints would be going to Wembley, but he just hasn't seemed to have kicked his career on.
Josh Sims seems set to be playing his football in League One for the rest of the season with Doncaster Rovers being said to be about to take him on loan, although presumably they will not be paying all of the £18,000 a week salary he is reported to be on.
Sims has spent time away from Saints on loan with both Reading in the Championship and New York Red Bulls in the MLS over the last two campaigns. The 23-year-old, who is currently on a deal worth £18,000-a-week , has not yet been able to fully establish himself under Ralph Hasenhuttl and could now be set for another temporary switch.
This seems to be a bit of a comedown for Sims who although he failed at Reading seemed to be a hit in the MLS, as well as a decent spell under Hasenhuttl at the tail end of the 2018/19 season, when Ralph said he was a ‘"perfect’ fit" for his system after he impressed in a 3-1 win against Wolves in April 2019.
But with the Austrian manager if your face don't fit then it don't fit and although many Saints fans might disagree it seems that Sims future will not be at St Mary's.
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