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Keane eyes Yeovil left-back Smith

10:16 10 May 2010

Town are in need of a left-back

Town are in need of a left-back

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ROY Keane’s search for a left-back might lead him to make an offer for Yeovil Town defender Nathan Smith, whose contract at Huish Park expires this summer.

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But Ipswich Town’s boss is likely to have competition from Championship rivals Reading and Sheffield United, who are also believed to be tracking the 23-year-old defender.

Smith looks set to reject a new contract at Yeovil in preference for Championship football.

Town are certainly short of full-backs, following the release of Ben Thatcher during the season, and the departure of David Wright (contract not renewed) and Liam Rosenior (loan deal expired).

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