BARNSLEY: Reds boss Keith Hill will go for David Button

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BARNSLEY manager Keith Hill is considering trying to re-sign former Tottenham Hotspur loan keeper David Button.

New signing Ben Alnwick could be out for as many four games after being sent-off for a head-butt in Saturday’s 4-3 extra-time Capital One Cup win Hill’s former club Rochdale.

With first-choice Luke Steele out injured and back-up keeper Lucas Lidakevicius “not yet ready”, according to Hill, he is desperate to find someone to fill the void between the posts before this Saturday’s Championship opener against Middlesbrough at Oakwell.

“I might have to try and get Button in because he knows how we play,” revealed Hill, speaking exclusively to The Star.

“I definitely need to get a new keeper in, there’s no doubt about that.”

Striker Marlon Harewood, who has been on trial with Sheffield Wednesday, is due at Oakwell today to talk to Hill about a potential return to Barnsley where he played ten games on loan during the 2010/11 season.

He scored four goals in that spell with the Reds and last week netted a hat-trick for the Owls in a 4-1 win over Kilmarnock in a pre-season friendly.

“We’re going to speak with Marlon and he’s going to train with us and we’ll have to see what happens,” added Hill who has Mido out for some time.