Ghana's Yiadom having Huddersfield Town medical

Caltex Socceroo Aaron Mooy is gearing up for his first EPL season with newly-promoted Huddersfield Town

I think so. The atmosphere is really positive around Huddersfield and with the money they have spent - around £35m this summer, which is unheard of in these parts - coupled with David Wagner staying, it has bred confidence. As a player and a potential coach, it was vital that we keep Mark here.

'The pundits are there to voice their opinion, this is obviously their opinion, as it was last season. I will just have to play there and see.

"We already know we have some new faces and we are very lucky and happy to have been able to make signings early and have them work with us in pre-season".

And it will need to be with the Terriers, who won promotion via the play-offs, heavily tipped to return from where they came as they enter the Premier League cauldron for the first tine in their history.

The reasoning for such pessimism about Huddersfield's prospects in the new campaign may stem from their inexperience at that level.

Last season was a great one for Huddersfield winning promotion to the Premier League, but are they ready for the top flight?

Aussies in the EPL
Play Video

'There are not too many in this squad who have that experience, ' Smith said.

Yiadom joined Barnsley from Barnet in summer a year ago, having also played for Braintree Town and Hayes &Yeading FC.

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer has admitted that his side will be aiming for mid-table security ahead of the new Premier League season.

"They have nothing to lose in this game whereas we do".

'I always had in my mind that is what I wanted, ' he said. Aaron Mooy stood out last season and he was brought in for around £8m, and he is the main man in midfield.

A fee believed to be in the region of £2 million - the Reds' valuation of the player - has been agreed with the Premier League new boys.


Related news:

Hot News

North Korea Has Markets Nervous But Not Panicked
Aug 12, 2017 - 15:10
Pacific island territory of Guam in an unusually detailed threat that further heightened tensions with the United States . North Korea said it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the U.S.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike
Aug 12, 2017 - 14:59
Dollar/loonie was last down 0.3% and below the 1.27 mark after rising to a one-month high of 1.2752 earlier in the day. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 0.57 percent lower, while Japan's Nikkei percent.

ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Position Held by Compass Capital Management Inc
Aug 12, 2017 - 14:54
According to analysts Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.19 and can go high up to $0.27. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay
Aug 12, 2017 - 14:54
We are strong defensively and I predict 1-1. "The work starts from the day you get promotion". I think I'm lucky because I used to play under Pep at Barcelona and I know what he wants.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Guardiola says current spending in football is unsustainable
Aug 12, 2017 - 14:53
But the former Benfica player is adamant he remains "calm and ready to help my team" despite his new price-tag. It's going to be a very tough opening game , but we have to play them at some stage.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mover to Watch: Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Aug 12, 2017 - 14:41
Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)'s near-term growth potential. CIBC reaffirmed an "outperform" rating on shares of Bank of America Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Are Brad and Angelina Getting BACK together?
Aug 12, 2017 - 13:41
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were together for 12 years, and no one saw it coming when she filed for divorce . Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are calling off their divorce and getting back together, according to reports.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Akshay Kumar's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha opens on a good note!
Aug 12, 2017 - 13:39
As the film based on a social cause released in theatres worldwide this Friday, reports suggest that it has had a decent opening. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is the story of a man whose wife leaves him after discovering there is no toilet in his house.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mum asks for Facebook group to reschedule solar eclipse
Aug 12, 2017 - 13:37
If you are in its direct path, you'll never forget it. "It's a chance to experience space science without having to leave home". When should I look for it? They say mom was right: You can damage your eyes staring at the sun, even the slimmest sliver of it.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks
Aug 12, 2017 - 13:25
The dollar pulled back against the euro and other currencies after the Consumer Price Index rose a tame 0.1 percent in July. The 30-year bond was last up 4/32 in price to yield 2.7871 per cent, from 2.794 per cent late on Thursday.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte does not want sympathy over squad size
Aug 12, 2017 - 13:23
They've brought players in but I think he wants more because now they're going to be competing in the Champions League as well'. Asked about what his squad needs before the end of August, Conte said: "I'm the coach of this team.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un
Aug 12, 2017 - 13:09
The escalation between the USA and North Korea has prompted the bookie to serve up a menu of North Korea specials for its punters. And so, what we need to do is try to tamper down this crisis.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions
Aug 12, 2017 - 12:54
But Wang, the Chinese envoy, cast Ri's presence in Manila as a positive, enabling him to "hear the voices from other sides". But there were no signs the USA would acquiesce to China's call for a quick return to negotiations.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pentagon denies civilians killed in Afghanistan airstrike
Aug 12, 2017 - 12:47
A spokesman for the US military in Kabul said officials were aware of the reports but would not comment immediately. All the victims, which included women and children, were civilians and they were from one family.

North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime
Aug 12, 2017 - 12:35
But it wasn't known until now that the contacts have continued, or that they have broached matters other than USA detainees. USA bombers have flown over the Korean Peninsula several times to show American strength after Pyongyang's missile tests.