Monday, July 24, 2017

Macheda completes Cardiff switch

Sky Sports understands that Cardiff City have completed the signing of Federico Macheda from Manchester United.

The striker spent last season out on loan; first with Doncaster Rovers where he scored three goals in fifteen Championship appearances, and then at Birmingham City where his ten goals in eighteen outings helped Lee Clark’s side retain their second tier status.

Macheda, who worked with Bluebirds boss Ole Gunnar Solksjaer at Old Trafford, will complete his free transfer on July 1st when his contract expires.

In total, he made thirty-six appearances in all competitions for United scoring five goals, including a famous a winner against Aston Villa on his senior debut back in April 2009 while since then, he has also had temporary spells at Sampdoria, Queens Park Rangers and Stuttgart.

He becomes the South Wales sides third new signing of the summer, following Spanish striker Javi Guerra and Austrian midfielder Guido Burgstaller.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Deke Hardman


Freelance football writer with a love of the game that goes back to the mid nineties when both his beloved Nottingham Forest and England had genuine hope of acheiving some level of success. A regular contributor to both SoccerNews.com and FreeBetting.com, Deke also dabbles in music journalism with his heart and head still stuck in the latter years of the twentieth century.

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