Sunderland’s Jack Diamond has told the Harrogate Advertiser that he feels that he made the right decision in rejoining Harrogate Town on a season long loan.
The 21-year-old winger returned to the club where he previously enjoyed great success this summer and has since become a regular feature in the team of the Sky Bet League Two outfit.
Diamond has three goals and two assists to his name already this term and is seeking to show Black Cats boss Lee Johnson exactly what he is missing as he continues to thrive away from the Stadium of Light.
Speaking recently about his decision to rejoin the Sulphurites, Diamond had this to say on the move:
“I definitely feel that it was a good decision to come back here.
“Any decision, it’s not going to be a bad decision if I am playing football, that was the way I looked at it and there are smaller factors as well.
“This club is going in the right direction and the communication with me is always very good, it’s always made clear how they feel about me.”
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Diamond of course is something of a favourite amongst the Harrogate faithful, with the attacker having previously helped the club to achieve promotion to the Football League during his last spell at The EnviroVent Stadium.
The winger will be seeking to continue his progression before returning to the North East next summer.
Sunderland will be pleased that their young prospect is getting the game time he needs and most importantly he seems to be enjoying his spell away from the Stadium of Light.
Johnson clearly wanted to see better end product from the winger and so far Diamond has shown that he can live up to those expectations with his goal and assist returns so far.
The challenge now is to maintain that consistency for the whole season in order to give him the best chance of breaking back in with the Black Cats.
It is easy to forget that he is still only 21 and still has plenty of years ahead of his to develop and progress.