Bob's Worth It
JOHN Sheridan is optimistic that Bobby Reid will extend his loan stay at Argyle from Bristol City.The 21-year-old has played an instrumental part in Argyle’s decent run of form and is set to play his last match of his month-long stay against Cheltenham Town on Saturday.
The Argyle manager respects that Bobby is not his player, but admitted he’d like the midfielder to remain at Home Park for a prolonged period.
John said: “He’s done well since he came in and played a part in us getting some good results.
“He’s got this little bit of confidence and cockiness, which I like in a player. He’s a decent little runner with the ball as well.
“He’s happy here, we like him and he’s enjoying his football which is a help to us.”
Sheridan revealed he has been in conversation with Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill before Tuesday’s match at AFC Wimbledon about Bobby’s future. However, he was quick to say he didn’t know when a decision would be made.
“I’ve got to respect he’s someone else’s player,” said John.
“I’ve had a chat with Steve Cotterill and I’ve had a chat with Bobby and hopefully things will get sorted out and we’ll have him.”
Andy Kellett is another of Argyle’s loan signings that has pleased Sheridan. The Bolton loanee made his Argyle debut - and first professional League start - on Tuesday, and his new boss was content with his display.
“I thought he did well,” said Sheridan.
“I’ve spoke to him and he was stiff as a board the following day because it’s totally different from under-21 football and he appreciates that now. But he’s not 44, he’s only 20 years old!
“He’s come out of under-21 football where they don’t tackle each other and it’s just ‘you have it, I’ll have it’ so he’s come into a so-called man’s game and he’s stood up well.”