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United States forward Jozy Altidore has finally worked out where he will be playing in the upcoming season. The 23-year-old striker will be transferred from Dutch club AZ Alkmaar to Barclays Premier League side Sunderland. Terms of the transfer have not been released. Earlier this week AZ Alkmaar reportedly rebuffed Sunderland’s offer for the budding star, but apparently the Wearsiders were able to work out a deal, pending Altidore passing a physical, which is scheduled for Monday. Altidore made 28 Premier League appearances during the 2009-10 season for Hull when he was on load from Villarreal, but had mixed results. Last season Altidore had his coming out party for AZ Alkmaar, scoring 23 goals in 33 league games, while adding eight more in six KNVB Cup matches. In his two seasons in the Dutch Eredivisie, he racked up 38 goals in 67 league appearances, and 51 goals in 93 matches with the club overall. He also helped AZ win the Dutch Cup for the first time in 31 years. Altidore had...
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AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore is remaining coy on talk linking him with a possible move to Sunderland.
Sunderland have had a bid rejected by AZ for the American international as Paolo Di Canio looks to bolster his attacking options.
Altidore, who has already had a spell in England with Hull City in 2009, enjoyed the best season of his career last term after scoring 23 league...
After days of intense speculation, United States men's national team forward Jozy Altidore will reportedly join Premier League club Sunderland for an undisclosed fee from Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar .
The Dutch club originally rebuffed Sunderland's offer earlier this week, which fell some way short of matching its valuation of the player. But having registered their interest...
AZ Alkmaar says it has agreed to a deal with Sunderland for the transfer of striker Jozy Altidore to the Premier League club, pending the United States player passing a medical test and agreeing personal terms.
Last season, Altidore was AZ's top scorer with 23 goals. He has scored 17 times in 60 internationals for the United States.
The 23-year-old forward joined AZ in 2011...
After days of intense speculation, United States men's national
team forward Jozy Altidore will reportedly join Premier League club
Sunderland for an undisclosed fee from Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar.