Marc Laird happy to seal Tranmere Rovers move

Marc Laird of Southend United in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Southend United and Northampton Town at Roots Hall on August 17, 2013
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Marc Laird reveals his delight to join the ambitious Tranmere Rovers.

Tranmere Rovers new signing Marc Laird has revealed his delight at joining the club, having signed a one-year deal after his release from Southend United.

Laird said that manager Rob Edwards sold the club to him and he wants to be a part of the team that is hoping to push for promotion from League Two.

"I'm delighted," he told the club's official website. "I've been here training since last Thursday and I've enjoyed it. The lads have all made me feel really welcome and I'm glad I've joined.

"The club is a massive club in this division and the manager really spoke to me about the way he wants to play football because it suits my game. You've got to aim high. We want to get Tranmere back into the league above and push on from there."

Laird started his career at Manchester City.

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