Sunderland have completed the signing of defender Billy Jones on a free transfer after his contract with West Bromwich Albion expired, Sky Sports understands.
The right-back spent a total of three years at the Hawthorns, making sixty-one appearances in all competitions, scoring his one and only goal in a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United towards the end of the 2012/13 Premier League campaign.
He began his career with Crewe Alexandra, where he spend four seasons before spending the same amount of time at Preston North End ahead of his switch to the West Midlands in 2011 while internationally, he has been capped by England at every level from the U16s to the U20s.
The 27 year old has signed a four-year contract with the Black Cats after rejecting the chance to stay at West Brom, who are still looking for a new manager following Pepe Mel’s departure earlier this month.
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