Coulson: It Was Carnage
Friday, 29th Jul 2022 09:40
Former loanee Hayden Coulson has described pre-season at Town last summer as “carnage” as the Blues recruited 19 new players.
The 24-year-old joined Town on what was intended to be a season-long loan from Middlesbrough in early August, becoming Paul Cook's 14th addition of the window.
However, his injury-hit spell was cut short in January after he had made only six appearances and he spent the second half of the campaign on loan at Peterborough United.
Coulson has joined Scottish Premiership Aberdeen on loan for the season ahead and has reflected on his time at Portman Road.
“I enjoyed it and I was excited about the move,” he told RedTV.
“Obviously that was another club that was ready to progress, they signed a lot of new players and spent a good bit of money.
“It was something stupid, I think I was like the 14th or 15th new player and they were still bringing in players after that so it was a full new turnaround.
“I think from the fans’ point of view everyone thought, because on paper it was a top, top team, especially for League One, that it would happen straight away.
“But if you bring in that many players they need time to get together and learn how to play the style of play.
“It was a carnage pre-season type of thing with that many new players in there.”
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