Harry Wheeler is backing Blair Turgott to return to the Football League after revealing he tried to sign him last year, report Kent Online.

Turgott has scored seven of Maidstone’s 10 National League goals, including winners against Braintree and Aldershot over the past week.

Boss Wheeler said: “We tried to sign Blair at Billericay last year, from Stevenage, but he went to Boreham Wood, and then he came here.

“I had a good opinion of Blair and he’s kept up to it. I know he’s played higher and he has the potential to go back there.

“If we manage him right he will go back there.”

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