Football - Lomas hopes for news on Pawlett

St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas hopes to find out on Monday if Aberdeen will allow Peter Pawlett to remain on loan with the Perth club until the end of the season.

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Steve Lomas is hopeful that Aberdeen will allow Peter Pawlett, pictured, to extend his loan at St Johnstone

Lomas is keen to retain the services of the 21-year-old midfielder, even though his time at McDiarmid Park has been hampered by injury.

The Northern Irishman, preparing for the visit of Tayside neighbours Dundee on Wednesday, told Press Association Sport: "Peter's loan deal has run out. We want to keep him here but that is down to Aberdeen."

He added: "We would like to get a decision by today, one way or the other, so we know where we are at."

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