Next season he will probably go out on loan.
Thompson did ok in the back three from the bench on Saturday.
Changing the system or playing someone out of position rather than giving youth a chance would be a massive snub.
With George Edmundson still injured and Cameron Burgess suspended following his red card at Shrewsbury, there is a vacancy on the left side of the back three if McKenna opts to stick with the system he has favoured since taking over as manager at Town in mid-December.
McKenna has obviously been monitoring him in training and will know if he's ready but training games and competitive games are two different things.
We have the quality on the pitch to change it.