ROBBIE Cundy faces one of his many former loan clubs this weekend but said Barnsley is starting to feel like home to him.

The central defender, 25, has had a nomadic career in the game so far and has even dipped into spells in non-league.

Though still wanted by former club, Bristol City, Cundy made the decision in the summer to make a permanent switch to Barnsley where he felt he could put down some roots. Cambridge United was a temporary home for him two years and ago and he played alongside a lot of their current squad.

Cundy, who has also had loan stints at eight other clubs, said: “I wanted to sign somewhere and settle down because I haven’t really done that.

“I have been on loan everywhere. I have got a house now and I am nice and settled. I feel at home up here for sure. Cambridge are a good team and they are showing that already, particularly with their home form.

“It was my first time in League Two with them. I played quite a few games and it was a good loan spell for me.

“I enjoyed playing under Mark Bonner.”

Cundy is one third of a new defensive partnership.

Asked how long it takes for an understanding to develop, he said: “Not too long. We train together every day and we had a few pre-season games together.

“For me, after four or five games we are really starting to come together.

“The gaffer has got it into us about squeezing the pitch and we are getting better and better every week.

“This is the strongest we have been together so far. We have to do our basics first.”