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Altidore completes Sunderland move

Created on Jul. 09, 2013 8:01 PM EST

Sunderland have completed the signing of striker Jozy Altidore.

The United States international has formalised his move to the Stadium of Light from Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar after undergoing his medical on Tuesday.

A statement on the Dutch club's official website confirmed: "After AZ Alkmaar and Sunderland already on Friday reached an agreement on the transfer of Jozy Altidore, the striker also agreed on Tuesday after the medical examination a contract with his new employer."

The 23-year-old has previously spent one season in the Premier League, scoring one goal in 28 appearances for Hull City during the 2009-10 campaign.

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