Paul McShane agrees terms on £1.5m Hull switch as Roy Keane eyes triple Sunderland swoop

By Sportsmail Reporter
Last updated at 2:47 AM on 26th August 2009


Sunderland defender has been given a fresh chance to revive his career with a second move to Hull City.

The former Manchester United trainee, who spent five months on loan at the KC Stadium last season, has agreed personal terms with Phil Brown and was having a medical last night to complete a £1.5 million move. 

Currently recovering from knee surgery, McShane is expected to resume training next week.

Paul McShane

Tigers target: Paul McShane played on loan at Hull last season

Tigers assistant manager Brian Horton said: 'Macca was terrific with us when he was last here. He's one player we've looked at. I'm sure there'll be movement before the window closes.'

meanwhile wants to re-sign , and Nyron Nosworthy from Sunderland and boss is unlikely to stand in the way of all three.

They will replace former England Under-21 striker Jon Stead and Irish midfielders Owen Garvan and Alan Quinn, who have all been told they will never play for Keane again.

In another change, Keane has axed skipper and replaced him with fellow defender .

 

 

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Many don't rate this quartet but the Sunderland 'fans' of that ilk don't even go to games anyway.Hull have got themselves a gem there in the Bobby Moore mould, and for a bargain of the century price at that. Outstanding athlete and leader of men, his tracking of Torres at the Stadium of Light under Keane was something reminiscent of the Autobahn. Murphy I would class as a George Best/Giggsy hybrid while Noz is the most underrated centre back in the Prem who's style of play incorporates the commanding presence of a Terry or Rio with the skill and guile of a Zidane. On his day Edwards makes Beckham and Walcott look like a pair of turkies. Just can't why we are looking to offload our better players to be honest. Not pleased by this news one bit, but on the plus side it looks like we've managed to fend off interest from Stoke City for the signature of Kenwyne Jones.A club of that stature doesn't come knocking at your door very often and you couldn't blame the lad for getting his head turne

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