Luke Molyneux reveals huge target for Hartlepool United after switch from Sunderland

Luke Molyneux is looking to carry on the end of season momentum at Hartlepool United going into the 2019/20 campaign.

Wednesday, 12th June 2019, 15:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 18:37 pm

Craig Hignett secured one of his top transfer targets on Wednesday afternoon as the former Sunderland winger agreed a permanent deal at the Super 6 Stadium.

Molyneux spent the second half of last season on loan at Pools and quickly became one of the most exciting players in the squad as momentum started to gather toward the back end of the campaign.

Arguably the highlight of the 21-year-old’s stint was his last-minute winner to complete a two-goal comeback against Dover Athletic and secure a thrilling 3-2 home win back in March.

Now, the County Durham native is eager to ‘kick-on’ after rejoining Pools on a permanent basis and has quickly set his sights on an EFL return.

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“I’m excited to come back and just kick-on from where I left off and hopefully we can get back to where we should be, back in the league,” Molyneux told Pools PlayerHD.

“The fans saw themselves that the performances changed a lot towards the end of the season and hopefully we can carry on from that. We didn’t want the season to finish by the end of it because we were playing so well so hopefully we’ve shown that we can kick on again.”

Luke will join up with his Hartlepool team-mates next Thursday as preparations for the new season get underway. Hignett’s men will open their pre-season campaign away to Billingham Town on July 2 (7pm kick-off).