NEW KID AKIL’S ON A MISSION

The Football League Paper - - INSIDE -

FLEET­WOOD’S new teenage mid­fielder Akil Wright has set him­self the tar­get of mak­ing his Foot­ball League de­but in the next two months af­ter com­plet­ing a move from Non-League Ilke­ston.

The 18-year-old, known as ‘Yaya’ while at Ilke­ston for his sim­i­lar style to Man City’s all-ac­tion mid­fielder Yaya Toure, also fol­lows the same path as Ash­ley Hunter, who has es­tab­lished him­self in the Cod Army first team since mak­ing the same move in Jan­uary.

“I’m a hard-work­ing mid­fielder who plays box-to-box and likes to get on the ball,” Wright said.“I want to con­tinue to de­velop and to break into the first team as quickly as I can.”

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