The Football League Paper - - CHAMPIONSHIP -

BRAD­FORD City boss Phil Parkin­son is con­fi­dent the club have signed one for the fu­ture in 20-year-old de­fender Greg Leigh.

The left-back joins from Manch­ester City on a free trans­fer, hav­ing come through their academy.

“Although we al­ready have Alan Shee­han and James Mered­ith for that left-back slot, we just feel Greg has the abil­ity to be­come a real as­set to the squad go­ing for­ward,” Parkin­son said.

“He has real power and pace and he played a large num­ber of games in League One last sea­son.

“He may have to go out on loan but we are con­fi­dent he will im­prove.”

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