Cove Rangers boss Jim McIntyre thinks Aberdeen loanee Evan Towler ‘suits the invoice’ to exchange departed Harry Milne
Teen youth academy graduate Towler has moved throughout the Granite Metropolis on mortgage for the 2022/23 season.
The highly-rated, left-sided 17-year-old – who can play centre-back and left-back – will now spend the marketing campaign with the Championship new boys.
Cove Rangers boss Jim McIntyre is assured he’s stuffed the void left by Harry Milne with the signing of Aberdeen defender Evan Towler.
Cove misplaced their star wing-back Milne on the finish of final season when his deal expired, and he then joined Partick Thistle after penning a pre-contract.
Not too long ago-appointed Cove gaffer McIntyre pinpointed Towler as a substitute for Milne, one in every of Cove’s prime performers underneath ex-boss Paul Hartley throughout a run which culminated in successful League One final time period.
And McIntyre instructed the membership web site: “We’re delighted to get Evan on board and wish to thank Aberdeen for giving us the chance to work with him.
“It was clear Harry Milne’s departure in the summertime meant we had an essential place within the squad to fill.
“Connor Scully has achieved an excellent job there up to now in the course of the pre-season, however we all know that isn’t his favoured place.
“It was essential to get somebody who’s a pure left-wing again and Evan suits the invoice.
“I spoke to a number of folks at Aberdeen, previous and current, and the suggestions on Evan was wonderful.
“He had an excellent mortgage spell at Elgin Metropolis final season and becoming a member of Cove Rangers provides him the chance to take one other step ahead in his profession.
“He’s a hungry and bold younger lad who made it clear he was delighted to return and combat for the precise to play.
“It’s additionally a part of constructing what we hope generally is a sturdy relationship with Aberdeen in relation to serving to develop their finest kids.”
Towler, who impressed on mortgage at League Two Elgin final time period, is contracted to Pittodrie till 2024 and has additionally served as captain of the Dons’ under-18s facet.
A former Cove Boys’ Membership participant earlier than becoming a member of Aberdeen on the age of eight, Towler thinks the prospect to play within the second tier with the Balmoral Stadium outfit might be key in his growth as a participant – along with his hyperlinks to Cove an added attraction.