Recently, Ipswich Town have appointed Paul Hurst as manager following an impressive campaign with Shrewsbury Town. Here are five players that he should sign at Ipswich Town –
Dean Henderson, Manchester United – The young Manchester United youngster has certainly caught the eye in his massive success at Shrewsbury Town last season. The 21-year-old shot-stopper has been regarded by many as the best goalkeeper in League One last season. Henderson’s quality hasn’t gone unnoticed either. A vast array of clubs have hinted at acquiring the young goalkeeper, who deserves a chance to prove himself at Championship level, he would be a perfect fit for Ipswich, who will need to loan Henderson as he looks to sign a new deal at Manchester United.
Carlton Morris, Norwich City – Although, he plays for rivals Norwich City, Morris could be a smart piece of business from Paul Hurst. The 22-year-old scored 10 times in 54 games for Shrewsbury Town last season. He helped earn Shrews two trips to the national stadium, scoring in the Checkatrade Trophy last-four victory over Yeovil and against Charlton in the second leg of the play-off semi-finals. The big physical presence up front could be what Ipswich are lacking.
Jon Nolan, Shrewsbury Town – The midfielder has made 43 appearances for Shrewsbury this season and has managed to notch nine goals from midfield. A host of Championship clubs have expressed their interest in signing Nolan, so Ipswich will have competition if they wish to sign the midfielder. With Shrewsbury failing to earn promotion to the Championship and Paul Hurst leaving for Ipswich Town maybe Hurst will decide to bring Nolan to Ipswich.
Ethan Ampadu, Chelsea – Having joined Chelsea in the summer from Exeter, highly-rated starlet Ethan Ampadu has impressed Antonio Conte to such an extent that he did not allow him to go out on loan and has instead found himself on the fringes of the first team picture. The 17-year-old made his debut in the Carabao Cup third round against Nottingham Forest last season, garnering rave reviews with a calm, assured performance in the middle of the park.
Aristote Nsiala, Shrewsbury Town – Another player that Hurst brought to Shrewsbury Town and his progress has excelled. Last season, Nsiala went onto become a fans favourite at Shrewsbury and formed a formidable centre-back partnership with Mat Sadler last season. With only a year left on his contract at the League One side, this will be a fairly cheap move but could be an excellent piece of business.