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Sam Morsy: I preferred joining Barnsley over other clubs

Posted on September 14, 2016
Sam Morsy

Photo: Wigan Athletic


’s transfer deadline day signing, Sam Morsy, has revealed his preference to join Barnsley over a numbers of clubs that showed interest in his services, in an interview after his club debut. 

Morsy had secured his season-long loan move to Barnsley on transfer deadline day while in Egypt, after being called up to the national team for the first time.

After featuring in a 2-1 away win against Preston last Saturday, Morsy came out and spoke to the media about his move to Championship side Barnsley.

The 25-year-old British-Egyptian is excited to face new challenges, as he saw himself making his debut for ’s national team and moving to Barnsley.

“It’s been a great couple of weeks to be fair, to get everything sorted and settled; makes me delighted to join the club and be here,”said Morsy.

“When I heard about Barnsley interest, there was no-brainier and I did my best and everything to be here,” he continued.

“There was a numbers of clubs interested in my services, but when Barnsley came for me I realized that this was the right move for me,”  revealed the 25-year-old midfielder.

He concluded, “Barnsleyis a great team with a fantastic spirit. They got to the play-offs and got promoted with their very talented squad. I have played against most of the players here, and I know they are capable of producing fantastic performances.”


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