Blackpool set to sign non-league youngster Yusifu Ceesay

Terry McPhillips is still on the lookout for attacking reinforcements
Terry McPhillips is still on the lookout for attacking reinforcements

Blackpool are poised to sign winger Yusifu Ceesay following a successful trial with the club.

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The Alvechurch youngster trained with the Seasiders during pre-season and impressed in Blackpool's 2-1 friendly win at Nantwich Town, setting up Mark Cullen's opener.

HITC Sport has reported the 23-year-old is to sign a two-year contract with the Seasiders with the option of a further 12 months, claiming he will go straight into Pool's first-team squad.

However, The Gazette understands Ceesay - who is likely to officially sign later this week - will be loaned out to gain further experience.

The pacey forward impressed for Alvechurch last season, helping them win promotion from the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division One South.

Terry McPhillips, still in temporary charge at Bloomfield Road, said after Saturday's 0-0 draw at Walsall that he was hoping to tie up deals for two free agents - with the club still searching for a new striker.