Ikeme signs for Rovers

Wolves goalkeeper sent on loan yet again to gain experience

Carl Ikeme: Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme loaned out for eighth time in his career

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Doncaster have agreed a two-month loan with Wolves for Carl Ikeme, which will see him become their fourth goalkeeper this season.

Skysports.com revealed on Wednesday that a deal for the 25-year-old was imminent.

His move is subject to clearance but it is expected to go through without any complications, making him available for next Saturday's game against Barnsley.

Replacement

The Wolves 'keeper has been drafted in as a replacement for Wigan's Chris Kirkland who was also brought in on-loan, however, injury forced him to cut short his deal and return to his parent club.

Ikeme will now provide competition for Neil Sullivan, who has replaced Gary Woods between the sticks for Dean Saunders' struggling side.

Rovers will become the eighth club Ikeme has joined on loan in his career, and the second of this campaign.

Contract

Earlier this term, he enjoyed a 10-game spell at Middlesbrough, which yielded five clean sheets.

Mick McCarthy handed the former Wolves academy graduate a new contract recently which runs until 2015, and views him as part of the club's long-term future.

However, this move should provide him with valuable experience to go back to Molineux next term to contest for the number one jersey.