Andy Lonergan eyes Leeds United Premier League return

Andy Lonergan
Lonergan spent time last season training with Everton

Leeds goalkeeper Andy Lonergan is hoping to reach the Premier League with his new club.

The 27-year-old signed a three-year deal this week after joining from Preston for an undisclosed fee.

Despite interest from Premier League sides, the former England under-21 international chose Elland Road.

Lonergan told the club website: "This is a massive football club that wants to get to the Premier League. I want to get to the Premier League here."

He added: "It wasn't a big decision football-wise, but it was family-wise. But as soon as I heard of the interest, which was probably six weeks ago, I knew where I wanted to go."

Lonergan is set to make his debut in a Leeds United XI at Bradford Park Avenue on Wednesday.

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