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Shrew deal for Asante

Posted: Thu 28 Mar 2013
Author: Andy Walker
Akwasi Asante

Akwasi Asante

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Blues striker Akwasi Asante has joined Shrewsbury Town on a youth loan deal until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old will now come into contention for the npower League One side's trip to Carlisle United on Good Friday.

The Blues Academy product made his first-team debut during last season's UEFA Europa League tie at home to CD Nacional. At the end of December 2011, Asante spent a month on-loan at Northampton Town where he made four appearances and scored one goal.