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iFollow subscribers can listen to the first chat with new signing, Mallik Wilks. Check out some of his goals too.

26 January 2018

New Grimsby Town signing Mallik Wilks hopes to bring more goals back to the side, following his loan move from Leeds United this afternoon.

The 19-year-old striker – who joins on loan until the end of the season – scored five goals in all competitions on loan at fellow Sky Bet League Two side Accrington Stanley earlier this campaign, and he’s hungry for more with the Mariners.

He said: “It’s a good team that keeps the ball well. Just, at the moment, no one’s finishing, so I’ll try bring some hope to the side – score goals. I play on the shoulder, I’m quick, powerful, good finisher.

“It’s very physical in League Two but, if you’re clever, you’ll get goals.

“There were a few clubs after me, but this one seemed the best option for me because there’s more opportunity. At this club, there are no favourites – everyone’s fighting for a position, fighting for a shirt.”

And Wilks will be included in Russell Slade’s 18-man squad for tomorrow’s clash with league leaders Luton Town at Blundell Park (3pm).

“Luton are a good, physical side, but I want to win.

“It’s a great move, I can learn about the game more. There are a few good lads, and I can’t wait to get involved in training,” he said.

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