Joe looks at possible targets for the Gulls this summer
RYAN LAW – FULL BACK
The ex-Gulls loanee had a couple of disappointing loans last season at Gillingham and Yeovil, so may want to return to familiar surroundings to reignite his career. Law enjoyed a successful but brief loan at Plainmoor in the 20/21 season and I’m sure GJ will be on the phone to him this summer as he looks to replace Ben Wyatt and potentially Dan Martin.
LAW INFO: AGE 23 – PLACE OF BIRTH TORQUAY – HEIGHT 1.77M
2022/23 LEAGUE STATS – GILLINGHAM/YEOVIL – APPEARANCES 28, GOALS 1, YELLOW/RED CARDS 3/0
SION SPENCE – ATTACKING MIDFIELDER
The exciting attacking midfielder spent last season at Gloucester City after being released by Crystal Palace. Spence already has 12 EFL appearances under his belt after spending some time on loan at Bristol Rovers in League Two in the 21/22 season but unfortunately missed a large chunk of last season due to injury. Even though he was injured from October to February he still contributed 6 goals from 19 appearances for Gloucester City and could be an ideal number 10 option to replace Kieron Evans.
SPENCE INFO: AGE 22 – PLACE OF BIRTH CARDIFF – HEIGHT 1.80M
2022/23 LEAGUE STATS – GLOUCESTER CITY – APPEARANCES 18, GOALS 5, YELLOW/RED CARDS 2/0
KIERAN PHILLIPS – STRKER
Another who could be looking to leave Gloucester due to their decision to switch from full-time to part-time. Phillips is a striker who bagged 14 goals in 32 appearances last season in a tough National League North. If he’s keen to stay full-time and stay in the South West, then Plainmoor could be the perfect destination for him, potentially creating a formidable partnership upfront alongside Aaron Jarvis.
PHILLIPS INFO: AGE 20 – PLACE OF BIRTH BRISTOL – HEIGHT 1.75M
2022/23 LEAGUE STATS – GLOUCESTER CITY – APPEARANCES 32, GOALS 14, YELLOW/RED CARDS 3/0
AHKEEM ROSE – STRIKER
if Frank Nouble isn’t tempted by a return to the bay then Ahkeem Rose may be an ideal replacement and perfect foil for Aaron Jarvis if he stays (or potential replacement if he does move on). The Weymouth striker chipped in with 15 goals in 36 matches last season, an impressive stat when you consider Weymouth were in the bottom four for the whole season other than the final day when they escaped relegation.