Drury believes Hatters’ current crop are a class above

Andy Drury
Andy Drury

Summer signing Andy Drury believes his new team-mates are better than the class of 2011 and good enough to start an ascent back to the Championship.

That, the £100,000-man concedes, will take a few years yet as first there is Town’s maiden game back in the Football League for five years – away at Carlisle on Saturday.

He said: “Looking at it from pre-season over the last four or five weeks, we’ve got a very strong squad, stronger than what we had last time.

“We had a good team last time (I was here) but there were just a few areas that we needed more quality in.

“This time we’ve got a big squad to cover everything so it will be a good season.”

Indeed, Luton are tipped as promotion candidates again this term and Drury sees no reason why they can’t fulfil that potential and more.

The midfielder will be central to those ambitions, not least because he’ll operate at the heart of the team – a change of position that came about after his switch to Portman Road three years ago.

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