REPORT: Hurst hopeful of striker signing before the weekend; Blackpool keen on Hammill

Iron manager Paul Hurst has revealed he is hopeful of securing the signature of a striker before Saturday's game against Crawley Town.

Talk of the town: Former Shrewsbury and Ipswich manager Paul Hurst ready to take charge?

As Scunthorpe prepare to embark on another League Two journey, pressure has been mounting for Peter Swann to appoint a manager from outside of the club, and Paul Hurst has been touted as the man who has been offered the job this week.