"He's good in the air, left foot, right foot, he's got decent pace and knowledge of the game. He's got a spark, he's different. He's a targetman and he's subtle. It's not just a head on a stick."
Kitson, 28, stacked shelves at Sainsbury's after leaving school but reached the Premier League with Reading after spells with nonleague Arlesey Town and Cambridge United, then in League Two.
Coppell signed him for £150,000 five years ago and has been repaid with 58 goals in 111 starts.