Pools signing Franks 'was Iron target'
By Luke Thornhill
Updated Friday, 18th May 2012
New Hartlepool signing Jonathan Franks rejected a move to Scunthorpe in order to make the move to Victoria Park, according to reports.
The winger signed for Pools after being released by Middlesbrough this summer, with the Hartlepool Mail claiming the Iron – as well as Doncaster, Bournemouth and Yeovil – had made offers to the 22-year-old.
"I felt wanted here and that is the main reason why I signed," he told the Mail.
“There were a few clubs in for me but the manager here made me feel so welcome and so did all of the staff really – they sold the club to me."