Mansfield Town sign Joel Byrom and loan in Jake Kean and Ben Whiteman

Joel Byrom
Joel Byrom's last appearance for Northampton came in the EFL Trophy on 8 November

Mansfield Town manager Steve Evans has made three additions to his side as the January transfer window opens.

Midfielder Joel Byrom, 30, has joined on an undisclosed length contract after being released by Northampton Town

Goalkeeper Jake Kean has joined on loan from Championship side Sheffield Wednesday, with the 25-year-old staying at Field Mill until the summer.

Twenty-year-old Sheffield United midfielder Ben Whiteman has also joined on loan until the end of the season.

"When we came in it was important for all of us that we increased competition in all areas of the pitch," Evans told the club website.

"We have to be ruthless in our recruitment and are making sure we're doing that."

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