Fan favourite George Honeyman is back fit from an injury that has hampered his start to the season for Hull City.
Hull City have struggled to make an impact in the Championship this season and have largely struggled. Just two wins on the board and nine points from a possible 33 has Hull hovering just above the bottom three.
That hasn’t phased Honeyman, though, who remains bullish about things improving for Hull in the next few months.
Last season’s Player of the Year is back in contention to start against Huddersfield Town on Saturday having played just 45 minutes of football so far this season. He told Hull Live: “I can’t wait to get stuck into it and see where we can go over the next few months.
“I think we’ve seen so far this year with everyone that we’ve played that there’s nobody to be scared of. We have to take great confidence from that and know that we’ve got to back ourselves in every game.
“We’re only a couple of months in and I don’t think we’ve had a settled squad yet. Let’s see where we are in three or four months’ time and we’ll have a better idea.”
Honeyman went on to admit that Hull are good enough to stay in the Championship this season and maybe more after that.
“We do believe that we are good enough to compete in this league and be at the right side of the table,” he said.
“I signed for the football club to try and get us back in the Premier League, and that ambition hasn’t changed.”
Hull have been off the pace this season. They have largely struggled in the majority of their games this season and have really struggled to get going.
It’s clear that the transfer embargo imposed on the club over the summer, it massively hindered their chances of improving the squad. Every side that comes from League One does need some investment and that wasn’t afforded to Hull.
In addition, they’ve been without some of their key players for large portions of the season. The likes of Mallik Wilks and Honeyman haven’t been available, so both of their returns will give the side more confidence to push up the table.
They showed in title-winning season last season that they’re capable, but they must improve quickly if they want to avoid dropping back into League One.