Mensing starts the New Era
Updated Monday, 18th June 2007
The McGhee era has arrived and the remodelling of the team has already begun. Midfielder Simon Mensing is to be the first of the new signings and there are hopes that more will follow.
Despite Owen Coyle's attempts to keep him at St Johnstone after his successful two year spell in Perth, Mensing has moved up to taste SPL football at Fir Park. He'll already be familiar with his new surroundings - he won the BBC Man of the Match award on that horrible night at the end of February when we were dumped from the Cup.
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The twenty four year old German will add some competitive bite to our centre midfield and he seems to be the pick of the First Division crop from last season. The formal announcement from the club is expected on Tuesday.
Given the departure of most of the midfield rank it looks like we will have to find a few others to play beside him. Could Mark Reynolds step forward to take a midfield berth with the return of