Date: 17th June 2016 at 4:35pm
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Manager Gary Bowyer wrapped up the signing of Colin Daniel earlier today and spoke about his three captures so far.

With Daniel arriving from Port Vale today, following Kyle Vassell from Peterborough and Jamille Matt from Fleetwood, Bowyer said he had prioritised the final third of the pitch so far because he wants Blackpool to carry far more of a punch in 2016/17.

Speaking to the Official Site he was also obviously pleased to have got three over the line so quickly.

‘It was an area I identified that we needed to strengthen and all three players bring some power, pace and size to the team. We’ve got some firepower up there with the lads that are already here as well.’

Bowyer also said he’d been having plenty of discussions with a number of people in, around and outside of the club to help form his opinions on what needs doing, when, and in what order to freshen things up and hopefully give the fans a good year next year after recent, successive, disappointments.

They clearly had an effect on his thoughts for strengthening.

‘I’ve spoken to a lot of people in this league, or that have gotten out of this league, and that was a common theme and I didn’t feel we had enough of it. We’ve addressed that very quickly and I’m very pleased with the business that we’ve done. They talked about the options at the top end of the pitch and I think we certainly have that now. I’ve got a variety of options available to me.’

Key to goalscoring hopes will be Matt.

‘When you look at his form, especially at the end of the season when he was on loan at Plymouth, he showed what he’s capable of doing in this league. We need that size and strength at the top of the pitch and everyone we have up top now brings something different and causes the opposition problems, hopefully. We have to score goals to win matches and with the players that we’ve got now up there, we think that we’re capable of doing that.’

Now of course is the time to look at other areas of the pitch.

‘I’m now looking to build on that by targeting a couple of experienced defenders and hopefully a man in the middle of the field that can grab hold of the ball and the game and get us back. We’re working very hard on that.’

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