Sunderland have announced on their official website that they have completed the signing of Swansea striker Danny Graham.
The Black Cats forked out £5 million for the highly rated forward, who is expected to provide competition for Steven Fletcher.
Graham has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal at the Stadium of Light after completing his medical.
The 27-year-old, who should be in the squad for Saturday’s Premier League match against Reading, was delighted to have finally completed his move.
“As soon as I heard about the interest from Sunderland I didn’t even have to consider any of the other options that were on the table,” the experienced striker told club’s official website.
“I was born and brought up in the north east so I know first-hand the intense passion that people have for their football in this part of the world – it’s special and there’s nowhere else like it.”
Danny Graham is unlikely to get a welcoming reception at the Stadium of Light having earlier admitted he was a Newcastle fan.
He does, however, boast a decent scoring record in the top flight, netting 15 times in 54 Premier League appearances for Swansea.
After impressing in Swans’ first season in the elite division, Graham has only started 10 league fixtures this term after losing a starting berth to new signing Michu.
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