Whitstable Town target Faversham Town goalkeeper Rob French
Faversham Town are facing a challenge to keep hold of
their young keeper Rob French.
Former Lilywhites boss Justin Luchford is keen on taking him to
Whitstable and an offer is on the table.
A compensation fee must be agreed before any deal is completed
as French has previously been on contract at Faversham and is under
Faversham boss Ray Turner (pictured) is keen to keep hold of
21-year-old French but knows money talks.
He said: "A bid has come in from Whitstable and there is a fee
to negotiate. I rate him highly and we go back a long way but if an
agreement is made, then it will be up to the goalkeeper to make his
French (pictured) has been coached by Turner since the age of
"It would leave a void for us and I do rate him as he is one of
the best young keepers around," Turner added.
French was once on the books at Whitstable as a teenager and he
would be treading a well-worn path to the Belmont Ground.
Faversham goalkeeper coach Scott Davenport has already made the
switch along with the club’s reserve team manager Bill Friend.
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