Oyston: Player search is ongoing

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Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston insists the club are working hard behind the scenes to bolster their squad with new signings.

The Seasiders are bidding to make an immediate return to the Barclays Premier League following last season's agonising relegation. Oyston has talked about recruiting up to 10 players but admits the process can take longer than expected.

"We always assemble a squad each summer, we have done it for the 12 years I've been here," he told the Blackpool Gazette.

"Anyone who thinks you have a week of making 10 phonecalls and 10 players turn up and agree personal terms in five minutes, have a medical and sign, is naive in the extreme. It doesn't work like that.

"It is more like a game of poker. We're going for better players than we ever have before."

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