Matty Fryatt has explained quitting Hull City for Nottingham Forest.

Speaking to the Nottingham Post, the former City favourite says the lure of first-team football wasn't the reason for signing for Forest, but the repeated approaches by several Reds managers was too hard to turn down this time around.

"It wasn't even that (the lure of first team football), no. I was not guaranteed a place at Hull, but I won't be at Forest either. It does not work like that in football now," he said.

"You have to deserve your place. You would hope that I would get more games here, but nothing is guaranteed.

"I hope I will be involved more here, we will have to see. If I give it my all, if I do as well as I hope I can do, then I hope I will be involved in a lot more games."

He continued: "It was about nine years ago that it (Fryatt signing for Forest) was first mentioned, I think, when Gary Megson was manager.

"It has been a long time coming!

"There have been a few Forest managers since (who have had an interest). I started when I was at Walsall, before I moved to Leicester.

"I am glad it has finally happened and I am here now."

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