Following on from the arrival on loan from Rangers of Darren Cole it will likely come as little surprise to Thistle fans that Darren is set to be joined at Firhill by his Rangers team mate Kal Naismith.
Kal had been on loan with Cowdenbeath during the first half of the season, indeed his loan period at Central Park only ended after Cowdenbeath’s fixture with East Fife on Monday.
Kal trained with Thistle for the first time earlier today and there are just a few formalities to be completed before he becomes a Partick Thistle player until the end of the season. Having played for Cowdenbeath against Bo’ness earlier in the competition he is, however, cup-tied and isn’t eligible to play against Queen of the South on Saturday.
Nineteen year old Naismith, like Darren Cole, has come through the youth ranks at Ibrox and can be utilised as either a striker or a winger.
He joined Cowdenbeath on loan in September, making his debut against East Fife and scored twice in ten first team appearances at Central Park.
The manager had the following comment to make about Naismith;
“He’s a big lad and has a real eye for a goal. He can play as a striker or wide on the left. He’s been on loan with Cowdenbeath in the first half of the season and their manager Colin Cameron has said that one of the reasons they are currently top of the Second Division is down to Kal’s contribution.”