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Hartlepool United have said they will definitely not be signing convicted rapist Ched Evans, following comments from manager Ronnie Moorethat suggested he would be interested in a deal.
A statement from the club said Moore's comments were only meant to be "hypothetical" and there were no plans whatsoever to sign the player.
Hartlepool's Labour MP has said Hartlepool United's potential signing of Ched Evans is "entirely wrong", describing the player as "a pariah".
Iain Wright said he was outraged at the prospect of Evans signing for the League Two club.
The boss of League Two club Hartlepool United has reportedly said he wants to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.
Ronnie Moore said there was a "possibility" of Evans signing, saying he has "served his time" after his release from jail in October.
Speaking after his side's game against Oxford today, Moore said: