THE Mariners are hoping to tie up a deal to keep Daniel Parslow at the club until the end of the season.
His currently loan deal with Town expires this month, however Paul Hurst has made contact with York City boss Russ Wilcox and it looks like the player will be allowed to stay with the Mariners.
The Town boss explained why he was so keen to keep the 29-year-old at Blundell Park. He said: "At times, we've had to change the back four around through injuries and suspension and to have the likes of Danny and Carl Magnay, who can play in so many different positions has been a huge help to us.
"I know Danny still, to a degree, sees himself as a centre half, but he can also play in holding midfield or either full-back role with no problem so he's a massive help to me.
"He's also no trouble at all. He's one of those players who comes in, does his job with no fuss and I don't have to worry one iota in terms of what he's doing away from here – he's a true professional.”
And Paul Hurst is also keen to strengthen in other areas too.
He said: "My job is to look round and try to strengthen. Despite what people might think, we're still in a good position in the league and we can't waste that – we need to strengthen to try and maintain that position, if not better it.
"I've got ideas of potential players to bring in and certainly there'll be some phone calls made in the next few days. We'll see."
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