With City having to fend off interest from Chelsea 12 months ago, some fear Premier League relegation may see Ruddy's exit before the end of the transfer window.
"I was disappointed to miss out on the World Cup but I'm more determined than ever now to make sure I prove to people why I feel I should have gone, and hopefully we can do that by getting promoted," Ruddy told the Pink 'Un.
"We know how tough it's going to be. We've been in there before and it's a tremendously tough league to get out of. But we are going to give it our all and like I said, as long as we can keep developing as a squad and as a club, we should be fine."
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