Hull City recruit former Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson as free agent

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Sebastian Larsson signs a one-year deal at Hull City after ending a six-year spell at Sunderland.

He becomes Championship club Hull's seventh summer signing, following the arrivals of Michael Hector, Callum Burton, Ola Aina, Fraizer Campbell, Kevin Stewart and Ondrej Mazuch.

"I'm delighted to be here and I am really looking forward to this fresh challenge", Larsson told Tigers TV.

The Tigers were relegated from the Premier League last season under Marco Silva, and as with any side dropping down a division, there has been much change around the KCOM Stadium, with Silva's own departure instigating many others to follow him.

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Former Sunderland boss David Moyes had hoped to keep the Sweden worldwide Larsson at the Stadium of Light for this season, though no deal could be reached and the player parted ways with the club.

Sweden global Larsson, 32, one of several high profile names to depart Sunderland in June, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal.

A career that has seen the Swede play for the likes of Arsenal, where he was a graduate of their academy, Birmingham City and Sunderland, Larsson would be a player who would make an impact on a squad from the beginning.

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