Hull City will not be selling any of their key players during the January transfer window.
In a statement released by the club, vice chairman Ehab Allam wished to convey the stance the club has on any of its players that may be linked with a move away from the club in the coming weeks.
The announcement comes after attacker Jarrod Bowen was linked with a move away from with Premier League heavyweights Tottenham Hotspur reportedly interested in the 22-year-old.
This news will come at a good time with the Tigers the form side in the division having won their last five in a row and tasting defeat once in their previous ten matches, moving them up and away from the relegation zone.
Nigel Adkins men are now just seven points off an unlikely play-off place, but more importantly, are 14 points ahead of the bottom three after dicing with relegation for a large part of the early season.
In the statement, Allam wanted the club to “build on this positive momentum on the pitch” and said the club has “no intention of selling key players.”
The message in full reads: “Our recent fantastic run of results has given everyone at the club and supporters fresh optimism as we embark on the second half of the season.
“To build on this positive momentum on the pitch, we have no intention of selling key players.
“We are currently working closely with Nigel to support him to further enhance our squad, and therefore give us a great opportunity to close the gap to the top six and end the season on a high.
“The recent form is a testament to the hard work and dedication that goes on behind the scenes at the Club, so a big thank you to Nigel, the players, and all of our staff.”
This is class news for Hull City supporters who may have feared their unprecedented upturn in form would have alerted potential poachers for their better players.
And now with the vice chairman of the club coming out and putting fans’ minds at ease, they can press ahead and enjoy the second half of the season, wherever it takes them.
The run of form the club’s currently on I impressive considering the start to the season they had, and now it looks as if they will keep the likes of Bowen and look to mount an unlikely push for the play-offs.