Shrewsbury bid for in-demand Aaron Pierre

Aaron Pierre of Northampton Town in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Crawley Town and Northampton Town at Broadfield Stadium on December 08, 2018 in Crawley, United...

HITC Sport understands Shrewsbury have made a bid for Northampton defender Aaron Pierre.

Aaron Pierre of Northampton Town contests the ball with Alex Revell of Stevenage during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Stevenage at Sixfields on December 15,...

Shrewsbury Town have launched a bid for Northampton Town defender Aaron Pierre as they look to fend off interest from Championship and League One clubs for his signature, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Pierre enjoyed an outstanding season for Northampton and he was rewarded by cleaning the boards at the club's end of season awards.

 

The Grenada international was a virtual ever-present for Northampton this season, making 45 appearances and chipping in with eight goals from central defence.

The 26-year-old's performances have not gone unnoticed among teams higher up the football ladder and they are monitoring his situation during this summer's transfer window.

Chucks Aneke of Milton Keynes Dons plays the ball under pressure from Aaron Pierre of Northampton Town during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Milton Keynes Dons...

Pierre is entering the final year of his contract at Northampton and his suitors are ready to test the Cobblers' resolve to hang onto the powerful defender.

Shrewsbury are keen to strengthen their squad this summer after narrowly avoiding relegation from League One and they have made Pierre one of their top targets.

However, they could face competition from a number of Championship and League One clubs who are also weighing up moves for the Pierre this summer.

Aaron Pierre of Northampton Town in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Crawley Town and Northampton Town at Broadfield Stadium on December 08, 2018 in Crawley, United...

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