Rotherham United midfielder Jamie Lindsay insists he is feeling at the peak of his physical powers ahead of his side’s first competitive fixture of the 2020/21 campaign against Salford City in the Carabao Cup on Saturday.
With pre-season prepration almost complete ahead of the new season, Lindsay believes he is reaping the benefits of the hard work put in during the off-season.
On Saturday, the Millers will play their first competitive fixture since March when they travel to face the Ammies and the Scottish midfielder is relishing the challenge.
“It’s been a long time, pre-season has gone really well so it’s good to have a proper game to look forward to at the weekend,”
“It’s been good, obviously we’ve had plenty of time to get ourselves fit. It’s been different to any other pre-season I’ve been involved with in terms of coming back at different stages and building up to being with the full team again.
“We’ve been with the full team now for a good five or six weeks so we’ve had plenty of time to do everything together, we’ve got some games in as well. Personally, I feel the fittest I’ve felt. I feel really good and I’m just looking forward to getting going,” Lindsay told www.themillers.co.uk.
The upcoming season will mark Lindsay’s first taste of Sky Bet Championship action and the former Ross County midfielder admitted he is looking forward to realising a boyhood dream of playing in England's second tier.
“I can’t wait, growing up it’s (the Sky Bet Championship) one of the leagues you watch as a young boy and to be a part of that really is a great honour, so I’m going to go out and give everything I’ve got and see where it takes me," Lindsay added.
“I want to do as well as I can to get in the team and stay there. Hopefully I can do that and I’ll do the best I possibly can to achieve it.”