Date: 3rd October 2010 at 9:15am
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Big Kev has struggled to make it into the first team this season and is not even in Brian Laws` current plans as far as the eighteen is concerned. He has only played 23 minutes of football this season, and that was in a Carling Cup against Morecambe although he also actually scored in that game too!

Laws has recently announced that he has plans to seek a loan move for McDonald to give him the chance to play in more competitive games.

‘Kevin has maybe fallen from grace a wee bit,’ Laws told the club’s official website last month

‘He has found himself out of the first XI and difficult to get on the bench – that’s how difficult it is to break into this squad.

‘The competition in midfield is as intense as anywhere and everyone is performing well.

‘That makes it difficult to involve Kevin in some capacity, so we have talked about getting him out on loan if we can and we are actively trying to do something.’

Rumour is rife on Clarets forums that Reading could be interested in taking the midfielder to the Madejski but there is as yet no indication in the media that this has any element of truth.

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