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INTERVIEW: David Meyler On Joining Sky Blues

The midfielder joined on loan last night...

1 February 2019

David Meyler admitted he is excited by the prospect of playing for the Sky Blues after completing his loan move from Reading.

The 29 year-old Republic of Ireland international links-up with the Sky Blues until the end of the season, completing his move on Deadline Day.

Meyler told how after one phone call with Manager Mark Robins, he decided Coventry City was his next destination in his career.

“I’m excited to be here.” Meyler said.

“I’ve just met the lads and I’m looking forward to training and the games coming up and that’s why I’m here, to play football and help the squad.

“Obviously my situation was difficult at Reading and there was an opportunity to come play football and that is what it is about, I’ve been give the opportunity to play football so that is what I want to do.

“I hold no grudges and I’m here now that was in the past, I’m a Coventry City player until the end of the season so obviously I want to win games for the club.”

Meyler, who has 24 caps for Ireland will look to bring his leadership qualities on and off the pitch at Coventry City.

David has captained some of his previous clubs, including his country and he wants to come to the Sky Blues and help the squad for the remainder of the season.

“I’ve been fortunate enough to captain some of the clubs I’ve been at and had the privilege to captain my country, so if I can bring any leadership or help the squad then I will do that.

“There are some exciting players here and an exciting team, so if I can help with that I will.

“I think my best attribute is I get the best out of others, I help players improve and play better and that’s what I’m hoping to do, help the players around me and try get the team up the table.”

Meyler told how he had spoken to former Sky Blues striker Marc McNulty upon completing his loan move.

David was team mates with McNulty at Reading and he said how Marc spoke highly of the club and the people that work here.

“I’ve been close with Marc but we became closer with our situation.

“He spoke really highly about the people here, not just the players and manager 

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