Saints chase QPR youngster

St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas is hoping to complete a loan deal for Queens Park Rangers midfielder Michael Doughty next week.

Last Updated: 31/01/13 at 23:55 Post Comment

Steve Lomas: Keen on Doughty

Steve Lomas: Keen on Doughty

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Doughty has already spent time training with the Saints squad and Lomas hopes to use his old London connections to tie-up the deal.

The Saints' boss said: "Michael was up to have a look around last week and we had a close look at him.

"Obviously I know Harry (Redknapp) well from our West Ham days and I know Marc Bircham (the London club's head of youth development) from my time at QPR.

"I think he would be a good asset to have, but a decision will have to be made in the next few days."

The Wales Under 19 international has already spent time on loan with Crawley Town and Aldershot.

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