Gary Johnson will consider loan deal to compensate for injury
YEOVIL TOWN manager Gary Johnson will decide today whether to bring in further defensive loan cover.
Bristol City's Liam Fontaine, who joined the club on transfer-deadline day, lasted just 37 minutes of the Glovers' 1-0 Championship home defeat to Queen's Park Rangers on Saturday before limping off with a hamstring injury.
The left-footed centre half was drafted in as cover earlier this month, and was then handed his first-team chance thanks to Byron Webster's suspension following a sending off at Sheffield Wednesday.
But, with Webster just one more game away from a return, manager Johnson conceded he was in two minds whether to add another new face.
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Dan Seaborne is Yeovil's only fit and available regular centre-half, but Luke Ayling filled in at the heart of defence when Fontaine was replaced by Kevin Dawson.
Asked whether Huish Park would be welcoming another new loanee, Johnson said: "I'm not sure yet, I'll have a look at it, I'll have a think about it and suss it out in a couple of days' time, maybe."
On Fontaine's injury, he added: "It was a hamstring. He had a cut eye first of all, then he had to sprint back and he felt his hamstring ,so we had to make that change, which we did. I would have thought two or three weeks, maybe three or four, we will have to look at what grade it is.
"We haven't got Webby at the moment, although he comes back after Bolton."
Johnson said it would be up to Yeovil to dust themselves down before the management team picked them back up.
"We've got to be ready for next Saturday [at Bolton], the boys have got a week to dust themselves down," he said.
"We will pick them back up because all we can do is what we're doing at the minute and hope that we get a bit of that 'lady luck'."