Huddersfield agree deal for Barnsley's Yiadom

Frederick Owens
August 12, 2017

Smith is fit to start Huddersfield's top-flight campaign after recovering from a foot injury suffered during May's Championship play-off final win over Reading.

Ghanian worldwide Andy Yiadom is undergoing medical at Huddersfield with the 25-year-old full-back set to complete his move from Barnsley after a breakthrough in talks between the clubs.

The 2017/18 Premier League season kicks off with a Friday Night Football clash between Arsenal and Leicester. Watch live from 7pm on the new Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event channels. But then, after that, it was all about getting ready for the new season. "I've had a good three weeks' training now and feel good".

The 35 year-old won promotion as a player with Cardiff City back in the 2012/2013 season as the Bluebirds experienced top flight football for the first time in fifty-one years.

"He is a leader on the pitch and carries responsibility for his teammates, attributes we want our players to have".

"Mark did that really well and over a longer period in his career". In between, I watched Huddersfield Town play football.

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Huddersfield are overwhelming favourites for relegation despite spending £40m on new recruits since their Wembley success.

Yiadom is set to go straight into David Wagner's squad for this weekend's Premier League opener at Crystal Palace.

"We know it's not going to be easy but nobody backed us last year and no one's backing us this year, so hopefully we can prove a few people wrong", added Mooy.

"We are a close, tight bunch who stick together through the thick and thin of it".

"The pundits are there to voice their opinion, as was the case last season". I'm sure there will be more who have their opinions on what clubs will do and how they will play.

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