I'm excited to start this long road to glory with Macclesfield Town. They are up against it having the lowest transfer budget in English League Two but I am determined to bring them up.
Squad (still in transfer window)
Pre-Season was unbelievable with the team winning the European International Cup and delivering some much needed transfer funds. We beat Dutch First division team VVV-Venlo in the final showing we can take it up to quality teams. We played fast attacking football creating multiple chances and wonderful quick passing plays but at times was unable to finish our chances. Defensively we looked solid.
Players that emerged during the pre-season as potential regular starters were:
Gnahoua pace and power proving a great asset on the wings and as a striker.
Stephens' created numerous chances for us with his agility proving an asset, his finishing needs work though
Mccourt is your ever reliable box to box midfielder and did it all for us during the competition
The team still needs improvements. We are on the lookout for another full back, centreback, two additional wingers and a strong defensive midfielder. It was identified at the start the team lacked pace and hence our signings so far has tended towards these areas. We also lacked end product so will look to address this as well.
Gunjeevan Thakkar is an agile pacey small striker able to be played on the wings
Ari Friojonsson is a promising young centre back
Sveinn Aron Vilhjalmsson is a balanced young GK
Anudaan Sanghu is still a teenager and will give good depth for our winger stocks
Adit Ginti fulfills our need for a more agile full back
Matthew Ridenton is a solid holding midfielder from NZ
Aleksandar Tonev is an experienced winger that will help with our end product troubles