Isaac Vassell looked like a good signing before a knee injury ended his season prematurely back in October.
We have been one striker short since then, but he’ll likely be fit and firing to play a role under Garry Monk for the start of next season.
Fans on Twitter are rubbing their hands at the prospect of Isaac linking up with Che Adams when August comes around:
Be even nicer to see Troy Deeney in between them!!
— Ken Dazman (@kevindayman1) 16 May 2018
Miss vassell such a talent, causes all sorts of problems!!!
— The Lost Hero (@OurHeroesAlways) 16 May 2018
Just hope he comes back the same player.
Got youth on his side so ????
— COXY BCFC KRO ZW (@COXY1875ZW) 16 May 2018
Cant wait them both are sick together
— LIAM – GARRY MONK'S BLUE ARMY KRO (@liam06786164) 16 May 2018
What was his actual injury that kept him out for so long and is he on the mend ? ( ????)
— adrian doyle (@doyley66) 16 May 2018
— Patrick (@Patrick63104016) 16 May 2018
I think he could ,be but would it be too much of a gamble to rely on him n che. I think we need someone in there proven but love his pace and if him n che click we could have great strike pairing
— michael hill (@mickcwhill) 12 May 2018
— Rich Swainson (@Swaino) 10 May 2018
— Bobby Moore (@b16blue) 9 May 2018
At 24 years of age, our no.11 does indeed have youth on his side to return stronger than ever after a serious injury. With Sam Gallagher having returned to Southampton, the frontline will need to be strengthened, and the former Luton forward could play a vital role.
If we do play two up top, he could be a regular fixture in the team next campaign, and from what we saw from him prior to being sidelined, he could prove a major weapon against opposition defences.