New signing Conor Thomas has revealed the ambition being shown at Cheltenham Town persuaded him it was the right place to make his new home.
Thomas has penned a two-year deal to become Gary Johnson’s fifth summer signing – following Johnny Mullins, Ben Tozer, Ryan Broom and Alex Addai through the door at the LCI Rail Stadium.
And the 24-year-old has spoken about how the club’s aspirations for this year in Sky Bet League Two made he determined to sign up.
“I’m very excited about the move,” said Thomas. “I’ve had a year out of the country, which was a great experience, and I’m delighted to now be back and get going.
“I feel like I am quite experienced for my age and I’ve had a great life experience over the last 12 months. I’m sure that will stand me in good stead, but now it is all about kicking on.
“I’ve chatted to the gaffer and seen the squad that is being built here. As soon as I met him I got a good vibe and bought into his ambition and what he is saying.
“I’ve never played Cheltenham and never played at the stadium so it will all be new. I’m looking forward to getting in front of the fans.
“I’ll be moving here and settling in the area. I think it’s important and I live and breathe the game so I will be dedicating all my time to Cheltenham and making sure this a success.”