New Boss Little Ready to Make the Big Changes
Byline: By Darren Devine Western Mail
New Wrexham boss Brian Little has hinted he is poised for a January clear-out.
Little makes his bow as Dragons manager against bitter rivals Chester at the Racecourse tomorrow - and he has warned his players to shape up or ship out.
"I have dealt in the transfer market as much as most people over the years and I genuinely think that there might well be a change or two come January," he said.
"Everybody will be given an opportunity to show what they can do, but it's important as a manger to change things around so you have it the way you want it to be.
"That's something I will probably do in a month or two's time."
Little is hoping Wrexham's senior players can guide them out of trouble in League Two - beginning in tomorrow's High Noon shoot-out against Chester visitors pushing for promotion in sixth position.
He believes month-long loan signing Sam Aiston, who joined the club from Northampton on Thursday, has the potential to be a key figure in a Racecourse revival.
The 32-year-old midfielder played under Little between 2005 and 2006 during the manager's spell with his last club Tranmere.
Little added, "We're in a difficult position and it's hard to expect youngsters to really get it together for you quickly.
"At the moment, the more experienced players will be very important to me.
"I need young players in amongst them, but I'm relying on people like Sam, who have been around a little while and won't let the current situation get at them.
"I'm looking for the older players to respond to that and I'm hoping that's the first step we'll make. …