Last updated : 29 January 2006 By Ed

"But it is an option to play Wayne, Louis and Ruud in the same side in some form and I do not dismiss it in the future.

"It is an option in an emergency. I am reluctant to do it because his best position is when he drops deep.
"I've thought about it, but not for long. I would be reluctant to do that. I don't know about Rio, either. He's a natural centre-half.'

"We have been trying to bring someone in but it is very difficult..

"Ideally, we wanted to get someone on loan but we have exhausted that avenue and it is looking very unlikely anything will happen now.

"We are recalling Ritchie Jones from Antwerp to give us some back-up, but he is only young and we would have preferred someone with more experience."