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Shrewsbury defender Luke Hendrie set to join Grimsby Town in permanent move

By Lewis Cox | Shrewsbury Town FC | Published:

Shrewsbury Town's Luke Hendrie is poised to seal a permanent move to Grimsby Town.

Luke Hendrie (AMA)

The versatile defender has impressed with the Mariners on loan this season, where he has featured 26 times, including the recent FA Cup third round defeat at Crystal Palace.

Hendrie, 24, was signed by Paul Hurst from Burnley a year ago and featured fleetingly in the second part of last season.

But the right-back, whose Town contract is up in the summer, is believed to be surplus to requirements at Sam Ricketts' Shrewsbury.

Ricketts wanted to trim Town's bloated squad heading into January and has already seen four players leave Montgomery Waters Meadow, with Hendrie set to add to that list.

Michael Jolley's Grimsby are 14th in League Two.

Lewis Cox

By Lewis Cox
Multi-Media Sports Journalist - @lewiscox_star

Sports reporter with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Covering Shrewsbury Town and with a keen eye for non-league and grassroots.

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