Date: 9th July 2012 at 10:03am
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Having decided that the time was right to move on from Old Trafford, Huddersfield midfielder Oliver Norwood has spoken on his time at Manchester United.

The 21 year old had been on loan 3 times but was yet to make an appearance for United despite having been capped at international level for Northern Ireland, so decided to make the move in order to further his career.

Norwood was last at Coventry where, despite impressing, was unable to prevent them from being relegated into League 1.

A host of clubs were interested in securing his signature but the set piece specialist ultimately settled on Huddersfield Town, despite the offer of a new contract from United, and he spoke with the Huddersfield Examiner to discuss the move:

“It was tough to leave United, of course it was.

“It’s every young lad’s dream to play for a club of their size and stature, and I’ve been lucky enough to live that dream.

“Not only that, but I’ve also had some fantastic coaching and been able to mix with some of the best players around.

“There’s no bitterness about my leaving and I’ve nothing but good to say about United, but it was time for me to move on, simple as that.

“I’ve enjoyed my spells out at Carlisle, Scunthorpe and Coventry, but I didn’t want another season of going out on loan.

“I want to put down some roots at a club and focus on developing my career, and I believe I can go forward at Huddersfield.”