Furious Jim warns he will make changes

FURIOUS Jim Magilton has warned his players that he will make wholesale changes in the January transfer window.He may even move to bring in Poland international attacking midfielder Damian Gorawski before then after inviting him back to train with the Blues.

By Derek Davis

FURIOUS Jim Magilton has warned his players that he will make wholesale changes in the January transfer window.

He may even move to bring in Poland international attacking midfielder Damian Gorawski before then after inviting him back to train with the Blues.

The 28-year-old is a free agent after leaving FC Moscow and Magilton wants to see him play in a full match before committing himself, although he is already keen to take things further.

Plymouth's David Norris and Hibernian's Rob Jones remain high on his wanted list, while Burnley's Kyle Lafferty has also been watched recently.

The Blues boss has consistently said he is happy with his current squad and although he now has a few more million to play with he will only look to add a couple more players.

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But after Ipswich failed to win for the 15th time in a row away from home, following a wretched first half at Charlton when they went 3-0 down, Magilton has changed his tune.

He said: “We need to get different characters into the building. If I can get rid of players and other clubs will take them then I will get rid of a few.

“I will bring in players with the right attitude and the right sort of character if I can.

“It's about having the bravery and self-belief. You either have that or you don't. Confidence comes and goes but we want people with self-belief - that's the kind of characters that we will be looking for.

“I certainly want quality and people who want to stand up and be counted. At the moment we haven't got an awful lot of them.

“We obviously need different characters in the building. These guys have given me on more than one occasion enough ammunition to fire back at them now - it's simply not good enough.”

Magilton admitted the boos and jeers from the 3,000 travelling Town supporters stung him as they went in at half time.

He said: “We were a load of rubbish so I had to agree with them and can understand the boos, although I didn't feel like joining in.”

Town did rally after substitute Pablo Counago won a penalty that Alan Lee missed and the Spaniard scored a consolation goal.

Magilton said: “We showed how we can go about our business in the second half, which was an important statement not only to me and the staff but to the fans.

“If you show passion and fight then I can accept that and we did in the second half.

“We know we've got the capabilities but we know we've got to show a real attitude, especially away from home.”

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