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Roy Keane eyes new Ipswich frontman

Roy Keane
Roy Keane's side scored 50 league goals in the 2009/10 season

Ipswich Town boss Roy Keane has made a new striker his top target in pre-season and has already identified the player he wants.

No Town player managed to take their goal tally to double figures this season, with Jonathan Walters top-scoring with eight.

Keane said: "The lack of goals was the single biggest disappointment for me.

"I have a player I have identified as someone I feel could do a good job for us and is a realistic target."

A goalkeeper is also high on the agenda for Keane who released 32-year-old Richard Wright in April.

"That's another area we have to get right," he said.

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"We used five goalkeepers last season and you're not going to get anywhere when you use those numbers."

Brian Murphy, 27, and Arran Lee-Barrett, 26, played in goal 31 times between them this term with 18-year-old Ian McLoughlin - the only other goalkeeper on the Portman road books - yet to make a first team appearance.

Meanwhile 23-year-old striker Tamas Priskin has been named in the Hungary squad for their friendlies with Germany and Holland on 29 May and 5 June respectively.



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see also
Colback Ipswich return doubtful
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Keane wants Ipswich to entertain
07 May 10 |  Ipswich
Goalkeeper Wright in Ipswich cull
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