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Dyer delight at Pearson link-up

Lloyd Dyer
Dyer rejected a new one-year deal at MK Dons

Lloyd Dyer has said he is relishing the chance of playing for Leicester City after joining from MK Dons.

"It's a massive club, when they offered me a three-year deal I couldn't turn it down," Dyer told BBC Radio Leicester.

"Leicester shouldn't be in League One they should be back in the Championship challenging for the Premier League."

Dyer said he is also excited by the chance to work with Foxes boss Nigel Pearson, who was a coach at his first club, West Bromwich Albion.

"He is a great coach," Dyer said. "He took all the sessions and he knows his stuff."

Fellow new recruit Michael Morrison was equally pleased to be at the Walkers Stadium, having moved from Blue Square Premier side Cambridge United.

"It's a massive opportunity for me and hopefully I can really push on my career and we can be successful as a club," Morrison said.

"I can't wait to get started, I'm my own player, I will work hard and make sure I'm in with a shout of getting on the team-sheet."

Midfielder Nicky Adams, who completed a trio of signings on 1 July after joining from Bury, said he was equally keen to get started.

Adams could have joined clubs in the Championship but said the lure of Leicester was too strong.

"Joining Leicester was a no-brainer really, I had interest from different clubs but this one stood out."

And Adams said he hopes he can play a big part in making the Foxes an attacking force for the coming season.

"I can battle but I like to play with a bit of flair and creativity, that's my main asset. I like to provide goals for the strikers and hopefully get some myself."


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