Levi Sutton signs for League Two rivals Bradford City

Former Iron midfielder Levi Sutton has been unveiled as Bradford City’s first summer signing, following his release from Scunthorpe after the League Two season was brought to an early end.

The news that the homegrown 23-year-old was being released was met with a mixed reviews, but the social media reaction pointed towards a majority of United fans disappointed to see Levi leave.

Sutton has signed an impressive two-year deal with Bradford, who described him as ‘highly-rated’ in their announcement.

Following putting pen to paper, Sutton told bradfordcity.co.uk: “I am delighted to be here. I am looking forward to hopefully being a part of a successful team, which I feel we will be.

“This is a massive club which should not be in League Two.

“I will give 110% while here and cannot wait to hopefully be playing soon, in front of all our supporters.”

Sutton joins former Iron boss Stuart McCall at the Bantams, who said: “I worked with Levi at Scunthorpe and was really surprised when I saw he had been released. I know they had made him an offer, prior to COVID-19.

“He is a whole-hearted and totally committed lad with a real desire to be a footballer, which we want.

“There is a little edge to him and I know he will give everything he has got, as well as being able to play in a number of positions.”

 

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