Video: Doncaster Rovers boss Dickov hails Lucas Neill signing

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PAUL DICKOV has hailed the signing of former team-mate Lucas Neill and says he is one of the most professional players he has ever played with.

The Doncaster Rovers boss has landed the Australian international on a one-month loan deal - to boost his defensive options with Rob Jones, Gabby Tamas and Jamie McCombe out on the sidelines.

Paul Dickov.

Paul Dickov.

The 36-year-old could make his debut in Saturday’s Yorkshire derby at Leeds United.

Dickov, who has challenged his side to hit back after the midweek loss to Burnley, said: “Lucas is someone I know really well and someone who is probably one of the best, if not the best, professional I have ever worked with.

“He will bring experience and he will definitely bring leadership.”

See Dickov’s reaction to signing Neill and on the defeat at Burnley here.