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Jayden Stockley Joins City On Loan

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PUBLISHED

17:00 11th January 2016

by Oliver Roderick

Striker joins from AFC Bournemouth until the end of the season

EXETER CITY are pleased to confirm the loan signing of striker Jayden Stockley from AFC Bournemouth.

The twenty-two-year-old spent the early part of the campaign on loan at fellow Sky Bet League 2 side Portsmouth, scoring twice in twelve matches for Paul Cook's side.

Previously having had loan spells with the likes of Accrington Stanley, Leyton Orient and Torquay United, Jayden has agreed to stay with the Grecians until the end of the season.

"I'm really looking forward to getting started here," Jayden said. "It's been great to get the loan sorted, and now that I'm signed until the end of the season, it's good to be able to focus on the football.

"It was probably about a week ago that this started to fall into place - things move very fast in these situations, and in that time I've moved down, moved my family across and sorted out a place to stay. I'm really excited to be here, and I just want to get started now.

"The manager sold the club very well to me, and the style of football that we play here. I've come up against Exeter City already this season while with Portsmouth, and they were really impressive. It's a team that I wanted to be a part of, and one that I wanted to see do very well. They beat us at Fratton Park, and the lads were really impressed with how they played.

"As a striker, I'm hoping to bring some goals and some good play to the squad. I really want to contribute to this good footballing team, and hopefully bring a physical presence as well; as someone who will link up well and bring the best out of other players."

Jayden will wear the number 33 shirt.

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