FORMER Colchester United winger Tyreik Wright has joined Bradford City on a permanent basis.

The 22-year-old has signed for the Bantamsย from Championship side Plymouth Argyle for an undisclosed fee, signingย an initial two-year contract with the League Two outfit.

Wright, whoย made 12 appearances for the U's while on loan from Aston Villa under Wayne Brown in the 2021-22 campaign, scoring once, had previously had two loan spells at Bradford.


Wright told the Bradford City website: โ€œI am absolutely buzzing.

"I came back on a second loan last season and felt at home again straight away.

"It was a no-brainer for me to come back here permanently this time.

โ€œI had a great conversation with the gaffer - and other staff members - towards the end of the season who said he would love to have me back, and I said I wanted to be here on a permanent basis.

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"I am delighted to be back.

โ€œI feel at home here with the lads and the staff, and I have always loved the fans here.

"I want to feel comfortable in the environment, and there is no better place for me than here.

โ€œThe gaffer has told me where he sees me playing, and I just want to play.


"I enjoyed playing at wing-back last season and I am ready to go.โ€

Bradford boss Graham Alexander told the club's website: โ€œI am really happy we have managed to get Tyreik on board permanently.

โ€œWe have kept in touch through the summer, and he has been so positive about trying to make this happen.

"He has got great attributes which will benefit the team, and we have brought in another player with a great character.โ€