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Derby's Nyatanga: Davey convinced me about Barnsley

Derby County defender Lewis Nyatanga says his relationship with Barnsley manager Simon Davey was key to his decision to move back to Oakwell.

On Friday, Lewin completed a six-month loan move to the Tykes from Premier League side Derby County.

The 19-year-old Wales international, who enjoyed a successful loan spell at Oakwell last season, admits he had no doubts about the move signalling out Davey for special praise.

He told the club's official website: "Simon Davey really impressed me last season and he gave a lot of confidence to go out and play my football. At my age all I want to do is go out and enjoy football and that is something I am sure I will do here. I want to play as many games as possible and I cannot wait to get started.

"I really, really enjoyed my time here last season and cannot wait to get back playing for Barnsley. I loved my time at Barnsley and really like the club, the facilities, the manager, the staff and the supporters so it was an easy decision to come back.

"There was a lot of interest in me from a lot of clubs but it was important that I came somewhere that is moving in the right direction."

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