Coventry City youngsters head out on loan to gain first-team experience - The Coventry Observer

Coventry City youngsters head out on loan to gain first-team experience

Coventry Editorial 4th Dec, 2022 Updated: 5th Dec, 2022   0

COVENTRY City have allowed some of their young prospects to head out on loan to get first-team experience.

Under-21s winger Ricardo Dinanga has joined National League North Hereford on loan for a month, keeper Tom Billson has signed for Kidderminster Harriers and Dermi Lusala and Harrison Nee have linked up with Southern Premier Central Barwell.

Defender Abel Alabi will have a stint at Tamworth while keeper Luke Bell has signed for Slimbridge AFC.

With a break in the Professional Development League fixtures, the Sky Blues see the moves as a chance for the youngsters to continue their development in first-team football.

The City first-team squad is currently away in Spain for a mid-season training stint in before the Championship season resumes with a trip to Reading on Saturday December 10.

Meanwhile, the Sky Blues will face Hollywood-backed Wrexham when they begin their FA Cup adventure.

The Welsh side, who are owned by Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, will head to the CBS Arena for the third round tie over the weekend of January 6-9.

The Sky Blues, who famously won the Cup in 1987, enter the competition at this stage, while Wrexham, who sit top of the National League, have beaten Blyth Spartans, Oldham Athletic and Farnborough to get to the third round for the first time since 2015.

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