Football

Lita relishing new start at Boro

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Leroy Lita is looking forward to a fresh start after signing for Middlesbrough on a three-year deal.

The 24-year-old forward, released by Reading this summer, joins Boro on a free transfer as they attempt to return to the Premier League at the first attempt.

"I'm raring to go," the former England Under-21 striker told the club's website, www.mfc.co.uk. "I haven't enjoyed the last two seasons one bit but this is a fresh start and I'm excited about the challenge."

He added: "Other clubs were interested in signing me but there was only one place I wanted to go and that was Middlesbrough.

"The manager has been after me for about a year, it's great to feel wanted.

"I aim to repay him for his faith in me with goals."

Boro have also confirmed Egypt striker Mido has signed a year-long loan with Zamalek in his homeland.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Reading
Football
Championship
Premier League
Middlesbrough
Leroy Lita

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again