Vaesen Could Go Out On Loan

Last updated : 27 October 2003 By Brian Cartlidge

The Belgian keeper returned to action for the first time since damaging knee ligaments in March when he kept goal for the full ninety minutes in the Blues Reserves 1-1 draw with Everton on Wednesday night.

Now Bruce will consider the possibility of sending Nico out for a period on loan somewhere, after a couple more reserve team outings, in a bid to regain match fitness.

"He has come through the 90 minutes but he needs to get a couple more reserve matches under his belt," the Blues boss told the clubs official website,

"After that we will the explore the possibility of him going out on loan.

"The one thing that he needs after coming back from a serious knee injury is games."