Ryan Bowman signs for Exeter City

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Posted Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:09am

Ryan Bowman says he is looking forward to helping Exeter City push towards League One having signed for the Devon club.

Bowman who joins from Scottish Premier League side Motherwell for an undisclosed fee, says he was excited about joining Exeter having chatted to manager Matt Taylor and assistant manager Eric Kinder, who was his former youth team coach at Carlisle.

“There was a couple of clubs ringing up about me as I was coming to the end of my contract with Motherwell and I thought it was time for a change,” said Ryan.

“I spoke to the manager a few times and he sold the club to me really well. Eric Kinder is here too and I worked with him at youth team level and that was a big part in why I joined as well. I am just delighted to get started.

“Matt seems like a really nice guy and I am looking forward to working with him.”

Ryan, who has played in League Two before for York City, has been at Motherwell for the past two and a half seasons, but admits he was keen to join City once he learned there was interest.

“When I heard there was interest, I was always looking at the results and it is an exciting time for the club,” he said.

“Hopefully, we can push towards League One and I can be a big part of that and score as many goals as I can.

“I like to thing I am a target man. I hold the ball up, win my headers and link-up play and obviously score goals. That is the main thing the fans want to see from a striker and hopefully I can give them that.”

The transfer is still subject to international clearance and Football League approval.

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