NEWPORT County AFC manager Michael Flynn still wants more additions to his squad this month and he expects at least two more departures before the end of the transfer window.

Striker Paul Hayes made his long-awaited debut as a second half substitute in Sunday’s FA Cup victory over Leeds United.

And fellow new boys Aaron Collins, Josh Sheehan and Tyler Reid are likely to be on the bench at Grimsby Town on Saturday.

And Flynn says he's very happy with the business he has done so far this month but he’s not finished yet.

“The squad is a lot stronger now, everyone can feel it around the place,” said the Exiles boss.

“You look at the players being left out and at the bench we’ve got now. We can change things.

“But I’m still looking for a couple more.

“And there will be a couple going because, even though we’ve got a cup run, we’re still not the richest club in the world.

“I’ll never try to go above the budget that was set. I’ll always stick to that and do the right thing for the football club.

“We did some good business last week because it was very low cost, considering the quality that we brought in.”

Asked about Sheehan and Reid, who were both unused subs against Leeds, Flynn said: “I’m hoping I can give them some time at Grimsby because it will mean we’re winning comfortably.

“Then I can give them needed minutes but I’ll only do it if they deserve it and if I think I need to.

“There’s people in the squad who have been working hard and deserve to keep their shirt.

“But this is the competition I want because now they know there are players there who are going to take the shirt off them and they won’t know when they’ll get it back.”

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Aaron Williams and Jazzi Barnum-Bobb (above) have both now returned to the club after loan spells at Brackley Town and Torquay United respectively and both could be on their way out again this month.

“I’ve had conversations with the players who are not in my plans,” said the manager.

“They’ve been made aware and I’m sure you’ll hear in due course.

“I’ve got to do right by the players – they need to play football.

“There’s been a bit of interest in Aaron but he’s got to make the right decision himself.”

County have already made an estimated £250,000 from their run to the FA Cup fourth round and they should bank another £144,000 if, as expected, their home tie with Tottenham Hotspur is selected for live TV coverage.

The club coffers were further boosted this week thanks to former player Lee Evans’ move from Wolverhampton Wanderers to Sheffield United.

The Exiles are reported to be due around £112,000 as part of the deal that took him from Rodney Parade to Molineux in January 2013.

“It’s great, Lee deserves that,” said Flynn. “He’s an excellent player, he’s still young and he’s just signed for a big English football club.

“It’s not going to be far off [£112,000],” he added. “I don’t know who keeps leaking this information.

“How somebody knows what the sell-on clause is I don’t know. I think it should be kept within the club but these things have a habit of getting out.”

Flynn again reiterated his desire for money to be spent on training facilities.

“The money is adding up but it’s got to be used in the right way,” he said.

“I’m not going to blow this money on X, Y or Z. I’ve always said I want to put foundations in place that make this club more attractive.

“I keep banging on about a training ground but we’ve got loads of facilities around here.

“It would be nice to get an extra pitch of good quality.

“We’ve got the 3G pitch, the velodrome and the pool for recovery sessions and we’re using Dragon Park at the moment because of the fire situation [at Spytty Park]. They’ve been excellent in helping us out.

“We’ve got all these great facilities on our doorstep but it would be nice to have a better base and another pitch.”