Lee Hendrie is confident he can resurrect his career after bringing an end to his lengthy spell at Aston Villa.
The midfielder has not been offered a new contract by Villa boss Martin O’Neill after spending the majority of last season on loan at Stoke.
Several Coca-Cola Championship clubs are understood to be interested in Hendrie - including the Potters, Leicester, Coventry and Sheffield United. And the 30-year-old is confident of making a big impact wherever he eventually ends up for the 2007-08 campaign.
He said: "A lot of people are away - it is worrying really because I just don’t know where I stand. There is nothing really happening - but I am looking forward to wherever I go.
"I am chomping at the bit. I just want it to happen quickly now so that I can start focusing on football again. I have started my pre-season already, training myself everyday, because I want to go somewhere firing on all cylinders.
"I want to get back flying. It is going to be a big move wherever I go. I want to start off with a bang at my new club and I am 100% positive in myself."
Hendrie, who was capped once by England nine years ago, added: "I wish I was 21 again but I will certainly give a hell of a lot to my new club. I’ve got great memories of my time at Villa but now I am looking forward and hoping to make a big impact.
"I still feel I’ve got a few years left in me."
Although keeping his options open, Hendrie admitted the prospect of playing for new Blades manager Bryan Robson would be an enticing.
He said: "I know Sheffield United have made a few enquiries but I am not sure how strong their interest is.
"I have heard a lot about Bryan Robson and the fact that he is a players’ manager. He is a legend in the game and to play for someone like that would be exciting."