Gilliead and Gillesphey extend loan spell with Blues
"They've joined a football club in ourselves which has one eye on youth development. That has been shown with recent youth team players who came through and played a lot of league football before moving up the divisions.
"These lads weren't brought in as projects. They were brought in because they added something to the squad we didn't have."
"Alex has the ability to glide past people and run with the ball," he continued. "I think he's going to be a goalscorer as well. Once he gets that arrogance and confidence he will bring goals to the team, as well as his assists.
"Macaulay was a breath of fresh air when he first came in. He made his debut against Liverpool and showed the defensive qualities that I know are there.
"It's a massive test for him now because he's made a couple of mistakes. How you react to disappointments in this game is the making of you.
"He'll be disappointed with his performance on Saturday, and he'll be disappointed to be at fault for a couple of goals, but it's all about how he responds. We're confident he'll respond in the right way and show us again that he's a very good player."
"They know they've added to their footballing CV during their time with us so far," he told us. "They're being judged as league footballers rather than U21 players, and that's a big step.
"We scouted both players for a number of games and we were surprised we got them to come to a League Two team. In my mind they can both play higher than this.