Millers not done with spending

MANAGER Alan Stubbs says record-breaking Rotherham United have only just got started in their quest to buy talent fit for the Championship.

Midfielder Jon Taylor's arrival for a club record fee of around £500,000 from Peterborough, the “substantial” undisclosed amount paid for Will Vaulks and the recent £1.5 million offer for Millwall striker Lee Gregory shows the club are more determined to shop in a better market after two years of struggle in the second tier.

With the transfer window not due to close until the end of August and Stubbs still needing at least one striker, the club are prepared to spend more to get the players they want.

“It's just the start, if I'm being honest,” said Stubbs, speaking exclusively to the Advertiser ahead of tomorrow's first game of the season at home to Wolves.

“People know we offered £1.5 million for another player and that would have completely smashed the record but the chairman is ambitious and so am I.  I think that will shine through with the type of players we are trying to bring to the club.

“There is a strong possibility we will invest more before the end of August."

Celtic midfielder Scott Allan signed in last night on a season-long loan in time for this weekends' game. The match could be a sell-out, with less than 1,000 tickets remaining.

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