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Mick McCarthy spotted in Stockholm as he eyes up move for Bristol City loanee

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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy was spotted at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm on Sunday, with the Bristol Post reporting that the Gustav Engvall, on loan at Djurgarden from Bristol City, could be the focus of his attentions.

The 21-year-old old Swede is with the Swedish outfit until November, and will return to the West Country in time for the pile up of Christmas fixtures.

The player only joined the Robins from IFK Goteborg last year, but having made just two appearances for the club, was shipped on loan to his homeland to continue his development.

Engall has 8 goals in 15 appearances during his loan spell with Djurgardens, and the form of the player in the past few years has seen him earn two senior international caps.

Opportunities could be limited upon his return to Ashton Gate in a few months time, so Engvall may seek a move away to brighten his prospects of an international recall, with a World Cup to look forward to at the end of the season if Sweden qualify.

The Verdict: Engvall joined Bristol City in 2016, and there were high hopes that the player would excell in the English game.

The move did not quite work out as well as expected, and the Swede headed home for the summer, which is when the domestic season in the Scandinavian country is run.

The player has undoubted ability and potential, and manager Lee Johnson may hesitate over losing him from his set up.

With McCarthy lurking though, Johnson will have to provide Engvall with serious reassurances of a role in the first team, or the player will certainly depart for Portman Road.

Robins fans, would you let Engvall leave for a Championship rival? Ipswich fans, does your side need the player? Have your say below!

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