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No enquiries for Bradford City's James Hanson - McCall

James Hanson
Hanson is City's top scorer this season

Bradford City boss Stuart McCall says no clubs have made an enquiry for striker James Hanson.

Huddersfield are thought to be one of several clubs looking at Hanson, 22, who has scored eight goals this season following his move from Guiseley.

McCall told BBC Radio Leeds: "I have had no enquires about James at all.

"He's done very well for us. He is very happy here and I know he just wants to focus on playing more games for us and scoring more goals."

Bradford and Unibond League side Guiseley have still yet to agree a fee for Hanson and look set to go to arbitration on the matter.

I've been in the game long enough to sometimes see a player doing well at one level and then move up a few levels where they then fail to break in

Stuart McCall

McCall added: "I think the only people that have been looking at him are the fans that pay the money to come and watch him as far as I'm concerned.

"I'm not saying James is a case for this, but I've been in the game long enough to sometimes see a player doing well at one level and then move up a few levels where they then fail to break in.

"They then end up just playing reserve football and then come back down the leagues to have to start all over again.

"It's not always ideal for a young player when he's playing regular to then move on to somewhere where he'll only be a sub.

"James has done very well for us but is still raw and is learning all the time.

"He's played more games than we expected he'd do due to the injuries we've had. He's carried that burden very well, especially when he's had to play the lone striker role.

"Hopefully he'll carry on doing very well for us because he's been good for us so far this season."



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