Date: 31st July 2008 at 10:52am
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Stephen Hunt had admitted he is looking to help get Reading back in the Premier League, to repay Steve Coppell for launching his career.

The Royals rejected a £5million bid from Sunderland in January, but Hunt was expected to move on this summer.

After the signing of Hunt`s younger brother Noel, Stephen has admitted he now has even more incentive to stay with the Royals.

He said: ‘There has been a lot of speculation, but that`s all it is.

‘It can drag on a little, but I have come back for pre-season and will work hard and see what happens.

‘I want to get back in the Premier League, but if I stay here then I will work my butt off to get Reading back in the top flight. That is my honest opinion.

‘Where would I be without Reading? I have come a long way in the last couple of years and obviously I still want to progress.

‘There are boundaries you can cross to get out of a football club, but I won`t step over that line.

‘I am not looking to cause trouble, I will just work hard. I live in a great area and I get paid well to do a job I love. It`s a great life.

‘It`s also great having my brother here. I have always wanted to play in the same side as him and now it has happened.’

 

One Reply to “Hunt to Repay Faith”

  • He doesn’t sound too convinced!! Wouldn’t be the end of the world if he goes, although he could be a good player to have around in the c’ship.

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