Fryatt hails influence of Pearson

Fryatt told BBC Radio Humberside, "I didn't take much persuading, I knew the gaffer from Leicester and the feeling of being wanted.

"Once the gaffer came in strong I had no decision to make and I just wanted to get started."

He added: "I was in a position at Leicester where I wasn't wanted and I wasn't really featuring so I needed a change."

Nuneaton-born Fryatt signed for Hull at the start of January for £1.2m, rising to a possible £1.6m.

You lot have got a real talent in Matty, and with Pearson in charge you'll only see the best of him.

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The former Walsall trainee scored on his Tigers debut in the

3-2 win against Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

Fryatt follows Peterborough United striker Aaron Maclean into the Tigers squad just weeks after a multi-million pound takeover of the Tigers by East Yorkshire businessman Assem Allam.

Source: BBC Sport