Sunderland target reveals why he snubbed interest to join League One promotion rivals
Reported Sunderland target Liam Kelly has revealed that joining Oxford United was an ‘easy decision’ – despite a number of clubs showing an interest.
The 24-year-old signed a loan deal at the Kassam Stadium today [Wednesday], sealing an exit from Dutch giants Feyenoord after a torrid spell in the Eredivise.
Kelly was believed to be on the radar of the Black Cats and MK Dons, but has teamed-up with Karl Robinson’s side for the remainder of term.
And while flattered by the interest in his services, Kelly has revealed that the U’s lofty league position made his call a simple one.
“It’s nice when you have a few options, but this was the one that stood out for me the most,” he told the Oxford Mail.
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"It was an easy decision to come here with where they are in the table.
"I just want to get in and help the team out."