Date: 6th July 2016 at 5:27pm
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New loan signing, and returning, Glenn Murray has said he feels he still has a point to prove at Brighton.

Having come in the other day on a season long loan from Bournemouth, the 32 year old will be hoping for the same kind of success he had during his first spell at the club where he scored 56 goals in 132 appearances.

Speaking to the Official Site after completing his return, Murray explained.

‘It’s nice to come back to the club. It feels very different to the one I left and I’m looking forward to getting involved. It all happened pretty quickly. I heard rumblings of it over the summer and last season when Brighton were pushing for promotion, but the first I heard of it officially was on Friday. I was part of something very special at Bournemouth and the group there is very tight, but unfortunately the second half of the season wasn’t as good as the first half for me. But we got the job done which was the main aim. Brighton were so close last year and I’m just here to help to make the next step and hopefully get the club into the Premier League.’

With Murray leaving five years ago for Crystal Palace, he went on to say that he still feels it the right decision for him to have made at the time, but he left with very fond memories of his time at the club so he’s looking forward to hopefully creating some new fond memories now.

‘It’s a very different club to what I left, and I left at a pivotal point in the club’s history, winning promotion to the Championship and moving to the Amex. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be that I would play for the club in the Championship at that point. It was an extremely tough decision at the time. Like I say, the club was going to the Championship, moving to the Amex with a great squad and togetherness. But back then, I think it was right for both parties to go our separate ways. We went through some difficult times as well, but when Gus took over and led us to the League One Championship, that was without doubt the highlight of my time at Brighton & Hove Albion. I scored plenty of goals and enjoyed every minute of it.’

With Brighton almost clinching promotion last season, Murray also spoke about his belief that the current squad could definitely go one better at this time of asking.

‘I think so, 100 per cent. I’ve joined a club that`s looking to get into those top two spots and get promotion. They showed great character last year to bounce back after missing out on the final day of the season and take Sheffield Wednesday all the way. I think it was only due to luck that they missed out. For me personally, I`ve played at a higher level now with better players week in week out, and hopefully that will benefit me when I start playing.’

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