Rotherham United: Quality the key for Millers boss Steve Evans in transfer window

New boy Adam Hammill
New boy Adam Hammill

Rotherham United boss Steve Evans has already been a busy man in the transfer window and the hard work isn’t about to stop.

Fresh from bringing in three new players last week, the Millers manager is now focusing on adding more quality acquisitions to safeguard the club’s Championship status for next season.

“We’re far from finished doing business,” he pledged.

“We know we need to get stronger, we need to get better.

“We’re looking for some quality. The thing that I spoke to the chairman about is that if we’re going to add in this window, when we lost Alex (Revell) etcetera, we’re going to add some quality, people who can make a difference.

We’ll try to add one or two. But its not six or seven here.”

Players are also likely to leave the club as Evans wheels and deals through January.

“There’ll be movement. There will be maybe one or two go,” he revealed.

“Those lads have got options to go and its no secret who they probably are.”

The club accepted a Millwall bid for Ben Pringle before last Saturday’s match at Brentford but the midfielder, out of contract at the end of the season, remains with the Millers.

Right-back Richard Brindley has had talks with Scunthorpe.

Evans has brought in Huddersfield forward Danny Ward on a full deal and signed Terriers winger Adam Hammill and Leicester City attacking midfield Jack Barmby on loan.

All three played in the 1-0 defeat at Griffin Park and showed promise.

“I’ll tell you what, we’re better than we were when the transfer window opened,” Evans said.

“We’re significantly better. The three lads that we’ve seen (against Brentford) - and the supporters who have made the long trip down there and been fantastic will have seen - have made a difference.”

A goalscorer tops Evans’ wanted list, with the 20th-placed Millers proving hard to beat but drawing too many games they should have won.

On Saturday they’re at home to AFC Bournemouth.