Collison: No plans to leave

West Ham midfielder Jack Collison says he cannot see himself ever playing anywhere else than at his boyhood club.

Last Updated: 10/02/13 at 13:36 Post Comment

Jack Collison: Cannot see himself leaving West Ham

Jack Collison: Cannot see himself leaving West Ham

The 24-year-old, who joined the Hammers' youth academy as a 16-year-old before making his senior debut in 2007, has been linked with a Newcastle move.

But Wales international Collison, who has struggled with knee injuries to limit his appearances for the Londoners in recent seasons, has hinted he could spend his career as a one-club man.

He told the Daily Star: "I have been here for eight years and I don't want to go anywhere else.

"I have always wanted to be a West Ham player.

"It is like family to me and we're all local here. Everything I know is round here and I just don't see myself anywhere else."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

N

ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

medina_sod
Allardyce leaves West Ham

I

thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

damoceltic
Bored Of Big Sam? It's Your Right...

H

ow magnanimous off him - to leave if he's asked to by the owners? What's the alternative, bunker down in his office claiming squatter's rights if FSG want rid?

feed the bear
Rodgers: I'll go if owners want

Footer 365

Hull Abel Hernandez accepts FA charge and ban

Hull's Abel Hernandez will miss the first three games on the 2015/16 Championship season after accepting FA charge.

Ashely Young: Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal reignited my love for football

Ashley Young has praised Louis van Gaal, stating the Manchester United manager reignited his love for football.

Sepp Blatter: Tiny minority to blame for FIFA crisis

Sepp Blatter has told FIFA's annual congress he had no way of monitoring "a tiny minority" of officials accused of corruption.

Mail Box

What Is It That FIFA Actually Do?

That's the question raised timidly by someone sat at the back of the room, whilst others remind that UEFA aren't perfect either. Plus a few more gone on to better XIs...

Time To Step Up, Mr Platini...

UEFA should step up and extend the Euros to replace FIFA's tarnished World Cup, say a couple of mailboxers. Also: all hail Carlo, King of the Kop, and plenty more Budget XIs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company