Scocco returns to Argentina

Newell's Old Boys have confirmed the signing of Sunderland striker Ignacio Scocco.

Last Updated: 24/07/14 at 08:00 Post Comment

Ignacio Scocco: Striker has left Sunderland for former club Newell's Old Boys

Ignacio Scocco: Striker has left Sunderland for former club Newell's Old Boys

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The 29-year-old arrived on Wearside in January as manager Gus Poyet invested £3.2m in his services in the search for goals to keep Sunderland in the Premier League.

Although Sunderland avoided relegation, Scocco made only eight appearances and failed to find the back of the net.

His former club have been on his trail for several weeks and on Wednesday night concluded the deal.

"First of all, a fan of Newell's...welcome @nachoscocco32," the Argentinian club stated on social media.

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