Tuesday 05 August 2014
Sunderland have completed the signing of Jack Rodwell from Manchester City.
The 23-year-old midfielder has been acquired for an undisclosed fee and has signed a five-year deal at the Stadium of Light.
After coming up through the ranks at Everton, Rodwell made his Barclays Premier League debut for the Toffees at the Stadium of Light, in March 2011. In total he made 84 appearances for Everton in the Barclays Premier League, scoring four times, before moving to Manchester City in August 2012.
Injuries restricted his first-team action over two seasons at the Etihad Stadium, making seven starts and nine substitute appearances in the Barclays Premier League and scoring twice.
Gus Poyet's side begin their BPL campaign at West Bromwich Albion on 16 August.