Bees still in the market for ‘key player’ – Frank

Thomas Frank says he is still hoping to add another “key player” to his Brentford squad.

The Bees are in talks over a move for Danish midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard, having recently had a bid accepted by Sampdoria.

And boss Frank says he is keen to make other signings.

“We’re definitely still in the market. We’re still out there looking and searching (to see) if there’s someone,” he said.

“I am, overall, satisfied with the squad. I think we have the number of players we need for each position in defence, midfield and attack.

“Can we get that key player for the right price with the right abilities? We are definitely open to it. But it’s not that we need to get a player in.”

Brentford have so far signed full-back Aaron Hickey from Bologna, attacker Keane Lewis-Potter from Hull City, and both goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha and defender Ben Mee on free transfers.

Meanwhile, the likes of Marcus Forss and Dominic Thompson have left and Frank accepts there may have to be further departures to balance out the squad.

“Maybe one or two still, potentially, could leave,” he explained.

“But again, that depends on if there’s more incomings or not, or how the squad is developing and injuries and so on.

“So I think that will be discussed more in the coming weeks.”