Martin Allen has explained why he signed Callum Burton and insisted it’s not the end of Shwan Jalal at the Proact, say The Derbyshire Times.

Keeper Burton, 22, joined on loan from Hull on 24th August and went straight into the Spireites team the next day

Allen said it was too good an opportunity to miss, after a ‘difficult’ spell for Jalal.

“I think it’s fair to say Shwan had a difficult couple of games, so we made that decision to bring in a goalkeeper.

“He’s an outstanding young goalkeeper, someone I tried to get in the summer but I couldn’t get him – he was going to be their number two.”

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