It would take a ‘special offer’ to prise Ricky Miller away from Boston United, says Dennis Greene

Ricky Miller.
Ricky Miller.

Dennis Greene believes that it would take a ‘special offer’ to convince top scorer Ricky Miller that his future lies away from Boston United.

The Pilgrims boss has been busy holding productive discussions with his squad this week.

And after a number of the United squad have agreed to remain at York Street, Greene is hopeful that he can keep hold of his 28-goal leading scorer.

“Ricky’s got plenty of ability and I’m sure that if he stayed with us he would score no end of goals again next season,” Greene told The Standard.

“We’ve made him an offer and he probably has two or three other offers.

“But hopefully we can keep hold of him.

“I think it would take a special offer to make him want to leave.”

After Carl Piergianni signed a two-year deal last week, fellow defenders Scott Garner, Rene Steer, Stefan Galinski, Conor Marshall and Zak Mills have all agreed deals in principle.

Attackers Marc Newsham and Jamie McGhee also look set to stay with the club - although Newsham is currently seeing a knee specialist in a bid to get him fit for the new season.

Keeper Lewis King has agreed to stay with the Pilgrims while fellow stopper Sam Vince will be retained after being offered terms of re-engagement.

Because Vince is under the age of 23, any club wishing to prise him away would have to pay the club a fee, or compensation.

Spencer Weir-Daley and Ian Ross have announced they are seeking fresh challenges while Ben Milnes, Ben Fairclough and Indy Aujla look likely to move on.

Question marks remain over the future of playmaker Junior Konadu, while Jay Dowie seems set to spend his summer on trial looking to earn a professional contract.

Midfielder Gary Mills - who spent most of the season on loan at King’s Lynn Town - has been released.

Greene says he has held discussions with a midfielder and a goalkeeper, but admits he won’t be making any quick signings.

“This time last season I only had three players. It’s different this season,” he added.

“I won’t be rushing into signing anybody as I want to get the right people in.

“And if that takes a few weeks then it takes a few weeks.”