News has emerged that Brentford have completed the signing of goalkeeper Luke Daniels from Scunthorpe on a free transfer.
The loss of their talismanic shot stopper will be a huge blow to the Iron, and manager Graham Alexander will now be in the market for a new number one.
Funds will be limited at Glanford Park this summer, and the former Burnley player may turn to free agency to discover his new man between the sticks.
A number of quality goalkeepers are set to enter the uncertainty of free agency this summer, but the man Alexander should look to bring to north Lincolnshire is Aston Villa’s Mark Bunn.
The 32-year-old would be a coup for Alexander’s side, having spent the majority of his career in the Championship and Premier League.
Playing second fiddle to others throughout his career, Bunn may finally take the opportunity to become a consistent name on the team sheet, and Scunthorpe would be able to afford him this opportunity.
The Iron fell short in their quest for promotion this season, succumbing to a play-off defeat to Millwall after finishing third in the regular season.
Alexander will try his best to keep the majority of his squad together, but having already lost Daniels and defender David Mirfin to Brentford and Mansfield respectively, additions are needed over the summer.
If Alexander can convince Bunn of his promotion aspirations and acquire the stopper’s signature, then Scunthorpe would have an excellent replacement for Daniels.
Despite his lack of appearances throughout his career, Bunn is still an extremely able goalkeeper, and Alexander would do well to bring the Camden born man to the club.