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Andy has Premier aim after signing new deal

ANDY REID says it would be one of the highlights of his career if he can drive Nottingham Forest back into the Premier League.

The 31-year-old is on a high this week after he secured his future with the signing of a new deal which could see him see out his career at Forest.

Reid has reflected on his time at the City Ground, where he has spent the majority of his career with Forest in between spells at Spurs, Charlton, Sunderland, Sheffield United and Blackpool.

"Nottingham Forest is a very special club for me. I moved here from Ireland when I was 14 and it was like joining another family. It is somewhere that is very close to my heart," says Reid after signing a two-and-a-half-year deal.

"I feel like my performances have been good this season so it is nice to be rewarded for them. My aim now is to play a part in getting this club back into the Premier League.

"In my opinion I'm playing the best football of my career and I'm feeling as fit as I've ever felt. Now my job is to keep contributing and to reach the goal that we all want to get to.

"To play for this club in the Premier League has always been a dream of mine. That would be the proudest moment of my career," Reid added.

"I'm absolutely delighted to have everything sorted out. It's really important to feel settled at a football club and to have faith shown in me.

"When I come over Trent Bridge and see The City Ground it still gives me the butterflies. I still love playing here and I want that to continue for a few more years."