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Sunderland seal Rodwell deal

Jack Rodwell has completed his transfer from Manchester City to Sunderland.

Last Updated: 06/08/14 at 10:27 Post Comment

Jack Rodwell: Leaves Manchester City after two years

Jack Rodwell: Leaves Manchester City after two years

The England midfielder has signed a five-year contract and joins for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £10million.

The deal ends Rodwell's two injury-affected years at City, where he started just seven Premier League games after joining from Everton in a £12m move.

His prospects of first-team football at the Etihad were further hit when City signed midfielder Fernando from Porto earlier this summer.

Rodwell, who has three England caps, is Sunderland's fifth close-season signing and follows Jordi Gomez, Billy Jones, Patrick van Aanholt and former City team-mate Costel Pantilimon to Wearside.

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