WREXHAM new boy Steven Fletcher once ditched a £260,000 Lamborghini to avoid being labelled as arrogant.

Fletcher, 36, joined the League Two side on a permanent basis earlier this week.

Before moving to the Racecourse Ground, he enjoyed spells with Dundee United, Stoke, Sheffield Wednesday, Wolves, Burnley and Hibernian.

He also spent four years at Sunderland, but once angered fans when he posed for a picture next to a £260k Lamborghini Aventador while the club were in a relegation scrap.

Fletcher went viral for the incident back in 2015 after receiving backlash from Sunderland supporters, so he decided to ditch the supercar for a modest 4×4.

The striker then revealed that the picture was leaked by a salesman.

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Speaking about the backlash in 2016, he said: "We all make mistakes but I don’t regret buying my car. The fans gave me dog’s abuse for that, of course they did.

"It would have been worse had I tweeted the picture of myself beside this car but I didn’t. I got stick for standing beside my car posing for a picture.

"The guy I bought it through asked if he could have a picture of me. I agreed and two weeks later it fell into someone else’s hands and they tweeted it.

"People thought I was a Billy Big Time… they saw the Lamborghini and got the wrong idea about me. I had a reputation when I was younger for showing off stuff but I was brought up in a normal family."

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Fletcher is now "raring to go" at new club Wrexham.

Upon his arrival at the Racecourse ground, he said: "Hopefully I can bring a lot of experience. I’m 36, I’m still fit and still raring to go.

"One of the biggest selling points was the ambition of the Club, and if I can help with that then great.

"I don’t think you can not see what has been happening at Wrexham – it’s been a great experience for the fans, players and owners so hopefully we can continue that."

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