FC CLACTON manager Mark Nicholls says he is hoping to add up to three players to his squad in the coming days.

The Seasiders have submitted seven-day approaches for their targets and are hoping to bolster their squad, ahead of the Thurlow Nunn League premier division season resuming after lockdown, next week.

Nicholls has been pleased with the efforts of his squad since taking over from Tom Austin at the Rush Green Bowl, last month.

However, the 43-year-old is also keen to bolster his options, ahead of a hectic run of games coming up next month.

He said: “We’re looking at bringing in two or three players in the next week.

“We have seven-day approaches in for four players, so whether they come or not is entirely up to them but the option is there.

“We will be speaking to them as of next week.”

Nicholls is looking forward to linking up with his Clacton players next week for training, following the lockdown period.

The Seasiders currently lie 12th in the premier division table, ahead of their first game back at home to Newmarket Town, on December 5.

Nicholls added: “I’ve spoken to Steve (Andrews) the chairman and he’s given me his views on what he wants for the rest of the season.

“I’m looking to progress the side as much as I can and we’ll carry on going.

“There’s not much else we can do apart from keep playing games, train as much as we can and try and get some sessions in to implement how I want to play.

“The boys have taken it on board and I’m pleased with the response I’ve got from them.

“It’s been 100 per cent and some of my views have come straight into the players’ minds when I’ve spoken to them after games and training and they’ve taken that straight into the next game and training session, so it is being heard.”