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Cullen returns to Bradford


Filed: Monday, 8th August 2016
By: Staff Writer


Josh Cullen he returned to Bradford City on loan until the new year.

The Southend-born, 20-year-old spent the latter half of last season on loan with the Bantams and looked set to fight for a first team spot at West Ham this season, having featured in a number of first team outings.

However Slaven Bilic has decided that his development will be better served by a second loan spell - something that Cullen is delighted to repeat.

"I really enjoyed my time at Bradford last season and it was a no-brainer really for me to return once I knew the club were interested in bringing me back," he told Bradford's website. "I am excited by the prospect of trying to push this club on again.


"Playing in the play-offs with Bradford and losing in the semi-finals almost felt like unfinished business here for me. I didn't know exactly what my situation was going to be for this year but as soon as I knew West Ham were allowing me to come, I was straight in the car to get up here.

"The fans, players and the staff were all brilliant with me first time around and I feel really comfortable at the club. West Ham were really happy with the way Bradford treated me and Reece [Burke] last season. This is a great club and I am really happy to be back."




Cullen's final outing for West Ham prior to re-joining the League One side was a cameo against Juventus in West Ham's 3-2 defeat at the Olympic Stadium yesterday.





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