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Thomas Honoured To Arrive At Bramall Lane

Thomas Honoured To Arrive At Bramall Lane

With Sheffield United announcing the capture of Hartlepool United midfielder Nathan Thomas earlier in the week, the player has been speaking about his hopes for the future with us.

The 22 year old players comes to us on a three year deal for an undisclosed fee and despite Hartlepool being relegated into the National League this season, he was impressive for them this year, scoring nine times in 34 appearances.

Speaking to the Official Site as we announced his capture, manager Chris Wilder explained.

'Nathan is someone we have tracked for a long time and is a talented young player. He was Hartlepool's outstanding player last season and we believe, in our environment, he has the ability to push on to the next level, like a few that we brought in last season did. There were a number of clubs interested in Nathan's signature and we are delighted that he has chosen to further his career with us.'

Thomas himself said.

'I'm aware that Chris Wilder has tried to sign me before and I enjoyed speaking to him. I didn't want this dragging on through the summer, I knew what I wanted to do and now I can concentrate on getting my head down at the start of pre-season.'

Speaking more since then he also spoke about how 'honoured' he was to have an opportunity to play for the club.

'I'm here to work hard, improve my game and progress at a great football club. When you speak to the manager and other people here, they are really ambitious and want to keep pushing forward. They aren't ahead of themselves but they're ambitious and that's good. I didn't have to be persuaded to join, the things they said to me, I bought into it straight away.'

He went on to add.

'The people here seem really friendly and I have just got a really good feeling about the club as a whole. Obviously on the pitch, what happened last season speaks for itself. The same goes for the stadium and the fans. This is a brilliant opportunity for me. One that I'm honoured to have and aim to make the most of. I am attack minded, I like to get on the ball, run at defenders and cause carnage.'

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Date:Thursday May 18 2017
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