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Mick McCarthy: Paul Green can earn a permanent move to Ipswich Town

Updated: Monday, 10 Feb 2014 18:26 | Comments

Paul Green made his Ipswich debut against Barnsley
Paul Green made his Ipswich debut against Barnsley

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has challenged loan signing Paul Green to earn a permanent move to Portman Road.

The Ireland midfielder, 30, signed for Town from Leeds on Saturday morning on a loan deal until the end of the season, duly making his debut off the bench in the 2-2 draw at Barnsley, and McCarthy admits the stay could be longer.

"He's a good signing for us and I thought he was excellent when he went on against Barnsley," McCarthy told www.itfc.co.uk.

"Paul's a quality player. He's got a goal in him and he's an experienced central midfield player and we've not got a lot of them.

"He's out of contract in the summer and he will be looking for a deal somewhere. If he does well with us then why not here?"

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