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DONCASTER Rovers’ boss Dean Saunders has snapped up highly-rated 25-year-old Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on a two month loan spell, subject to clearance.

Ikeme, who could be set to make his debut in the derby clash at Barnsley on Saturday week, will become the fourth player to start in goal for Rovers this season.

The 6ft 2in Sutton Coldfield-born keeper is qualified to play for Nigeria and has been called up for the senior squad in the past but has yet to make his international debut.

Ikeme’s progress at Wolves, where he has made 13 first team appearances, has been blocked by the form of Welsh international Wayne Hennessey.

He has had a series of loan moves including spells at Sheffield United, Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City.

He has also played ten games on loan for promotion chasing Middlesbrough this season, keeping clean sheets in his last five appearances for the club.

Ikeme, whohad a short loan period at Sheffield United, has just signed a new contract with Wolves keeping him at Molineux until the summer of 2015.

His loan spell at the Keepmoat is due to expire on January 4.