Huddersfield Town striker Robbie Simpson: I'll take pay cut to join Oldham Athletic permanently

HUDDERSFIELD Town's on-loan striker Robbie Simpson has admitted he will be taking a pay cut if he joins Oldham Athletic permanently.

HUDDERSFIELD Town's on-loan striker Robbie Simpson has admitted he will be taking a pay cut if he joins Oldham Athletic permanently.

The 26-year-old forward rejoined the Latics on loan yesterday in time to play in the npower League One match at Chesterfield.

Simpson, who says the move could become permanent by Friday, originally joined Town in June 2009 but struggled with injuries.

He spent last season on loan at Brentford and joined Paul Dickov's Oldham on loan this season - with a hat-trick against Chesterfield a highlight.

Though Simpson's initial loan ended on December 10, Town allowed him to stay and train with Oldham until the transfer window reopened.

Simpson said: "It is an initial loan, but in a few days all the bits and bobs ought to be sorted out.

"Obviously Huddersfield were wanting to pay as little as possible towards my wages and Oldham were doing everything they could to sort things out.

"I have had to take a hit (financially) but there is no price to be happy."

Simpson added he enjoyed his initial three-month loan over the Pennines and wanted to continue his stay.

He said: "Over the last couple of years I have had a lot of injury problems and lost some of my enjoyment.

"Being here (at Oldham) was vital for me and I'm just glad there has been a bit of movement from everybody and I'm sure the move will be completed by Friday."

 

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