Shez's 21-Goal Salute

ARGYLE manager John Sheridan has hailed the club’s capture of Reuben Reid as a coup...

...and believes there is much more to come from last season’s player of the year.

Reuben, 25, has signed for the Pilgrims after scoring 21 goals for Argyle in a campaign-long 2013-14 loan from Yeovil Town, despite interest from a number of other clubs,

“After the season he had last season, it’s definitely a boost for us,” said John. “You always want to keep your best players, so I’m glad he’s here.

“He wanted to stay here. He’s happy here. He worked hard last season to get 21 goals, which is a great achievement. Hopefully he can carry on doing that. That’s the reason we’ve offered him the contract – we believe he can do that.

“He added things to his game that we got out of him last season. Hopefully, we will keep on improving him. If he works hard, his ability will take care of itself.

“I have always said that, if you score your goals, people will notice you. I knew other clubs would be watching him. But he made it clear he wanted to stay here; he’s happy with the people who are working with him. It’s a coup for us, and for him to want to stay with us was also good.

“I’m very pleased to keep him. He adds to what we’ve got. In the forward areas, we are looking very strong. We’ve brought [Deane] Smalley in – he did really well for me when I had him before. He can play right wing, down the middle, anywhere across the front, really, and he’s got an aerial threat, as well. He’ll be really good player.

“Marvin [Morgan] coming back will be like a new player; Jason Banton, again; Lewi [Alessandra]; and young Matty [Lecointe].”