Pelly’s move from Hammers pays off with winners medal

Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu celebrates winning the Skrill Premier title
Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu celebrates winning the Skrill Premier title

Midfielder Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu believes his choice to drop out of the Premier League has been proved fully justified.

The 20-year-old had been at West Ham earlier in the season before starring at Kenilworth Road while on loan.

He then decided to leave Upton Park for good, joining Town on a permanent basis in March and helped them lift the Skrill Premier title.

Ruddock said: “I made the right choice because now we’re champions and we move into League Two.

“I didn’t really want to leave West Ham as I wanted to break into the first team.

“But the opportunity came and I signed for Luton and now I’m a champion.”

Just on what it was like to be part of the trophy celebrations in front of a packed Kenilworth Road, Ruddock continued: “You don’t win the league every season, so you’ve got to make the most of it.”

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