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Blackpool have Nile Ranger and Edu Oriol available for Brentford game

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Nile Ranger and Edu Oriol are both available for Blackpool's third Championship game of the season against Brentford and will be hoping to make an immediate impact with the Bloomfield Road faithful.

Only two weeks ago Blackpool were struggling to even field a team against Nottingham Forest but now they are starting to develop a squad with depth.

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Nile Ranger will boost the attacking options with Blackpool already boasting a strike force of Nathan Delfouneso, Francois Zoko, Ishmael Miller, Sergi Zenjov, Steven Davies, Bobby Grant and Tom Barkhuizen.

Where as Edu Oriol who is described as a pacey winger will boost the pace of the attack to help Blackpool build on their one goal in the league.

Nile Ranger

Nile Ranger told the Blackpool Gazette that "Blackpool isn't a good chance, it’s my last chance". The striker has caused a lot of controversy in his career by being involved with the police on several occasions.

Ranger also told the Gazette: "This is my actual last chance – I’ve had more lives than a cat. I was young and I made mistakes but you learn. Now it’s time to grow up. I need to knuckle down and get my head screwed on.

"All the off-field behaviour has finished now, it’s over. I need to focus now, get my head down and graft."

Ranger has been subject to many bids from Blackpool in other transfer windows but Jose Riga insists that "Ranger is a risk worth taking".

Edu Oriol

Joan Oriol signed for Blackpool two weeks ago and now they have his twin brother Edu. The pacey winger says "It’s a dream for my brother and I to play in the same team, and for me to play in England."

Edu Oriol has the credentials of playing for Barcelona B and Real Zaragoza. Oriol will hope his experience of playing at a decent standard in Spain will make him a hit in England.

Blackpool may have two new players available but are still waiting on Costa Rican international Jose Miguel Cubero.

The 27-year-old has made enough international appearances but Blackpool need the paper work to register the player.

Blackpool are confident it will go through but may have to wait another two weeks. Blackpool are still without the injured trio of Gary MacKenzie, Tom Barkhuizen and Bobby Grant all with knee injuries. 

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