Cambridge United have made their first summer signing by re-signing striker Paul Mullin on a permanent deal.
The striker joined Cambridge on loan in January but, following his release from Tranmere Rovers, has now signed a permanent deal at the Abbey Stadium.
Cambridge United Re-Sign Striker Paul Mullin
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Mullin Becomes Cambridge’s First Summer Signing
Cambridge announced via their website Mullin had returned to the club. The striker has signed a one-year deal at the Abbey Stadium and is Mark Bonner’s first signing as Cambridge head coach.
Mullin became an instant fans’ favourite when he arrived in January. His arrival and Bonner’s appointment as manager saw an upturn in performances and results. He scored two goals in his first six matches.
Mullin is no stranger to League Two having played for the likes of Morecambe, Swindon Town and Tranmere at this level. He was part of the Tranmere side which earned promotion from the division in 2019. Mullin is a proven goal scorer and will certainly add some firepower to the Cambridge attack.
Mullin Happy to Be Back
Speaking to the Cambridge website about his return, Mullin said: “I’m very happy to be back after such a long period of uncertainty. I enjoyed my time on loan at the Club last season, and now I have an extended period to make more memories with Cambridge United.
“One of the key reasons I felt that I wanted to come back to sign for the Club has been Mark (Bonner, Head Coach).
“His man-management skills are excellent and how he has been able to pull the group together to push for one goal, I want to help to make that successful.
“I enjoyed the games I played at the Abbey Stadium and it’s been a very easy decision. I’ve never been one for setting myself targets goal wise but I always aim to play to the best of my ability, and I think what the last few months have shown, it’s really important you enjoy what you do. So I’m really excited to get going again.”
Head Coach Mark Bonner added: “We want to build a team with attacking intent and in order to do that we need to sign creators and goal scorers.
“In Paul Mullin we have gained a player who has a good instinct in front of goal and impressed us all in his loan spell because of his work ethic and attitude.
“His infectious enthusiasm is a quality we are looking for to help us drives standards and create an energetic team.
“I’m really pleased to make him a permanent signing and believe in his ability to come and take the challenge in his stride.”