RELEASED York City forward Will Davies will remain in the Vanarama National League. 

Davies has since joined fellow National League outfit Sutton United, who were relegated last season from Sky Bet League Two alongside Forest Green Rovers, ending their campaign on 42 points despite a late revival under manager Steve Morrison. 

The U's have begun their Summer recruitment as they look for an immediate return to the EFL, so far bringing in ten new faces under Morrison. 

Amongst the new additions is former York striker Davies, who exited the Minstermen after a single season in North Yorkshire. 

The 25-year-old bagged five goals in 24 games for City, before ending his season on-loan to promoted Bromley after struggling to adapt to life in the North. 

Understandably, the striker departed York by mutual consent in mid-June, with City adding attacking players such as Ollie Pearce, Ashley Nathaniel-George and Tyrese Sinclair to their ranks, meaning that game time would have been potentially limited for Davies. 

Davies will now look to kick on in his career with Sutton, having previously enjoyed prolific spells with Leiston, scoring over 50 goals in two seasons, and at Braintree Town in the Vanarama National League South. 

Manager Morrison expressed his joy at bringing in Davies, telling the club website: "I'm really pleased Will has decided to join us at Gander Green Lane.

"He had a tough year, as did the club, at York but he still managed to score goals as he has always seemed to do and that, along with his other attributes, is what we want to see from him this season.

"He works hard, has an eye for goal and will cause defences a lot of problems, and I hope to be able to take his game to another level.''