Wolves sign winger Hunt from Hull

21 June 2010 09:50
Winger Stephen Hunt has signed a three-year contract at Wolves after moving from Hull for an undisclosed fee.The Tigers, who were relegated from the Premier League in May, rejected a £5m bid from Wolves earlier this year. [LNB]But Republic of Ireland international Hunt, 28, struck an agreement with Hull chairman Adam Pearson that he would be allowed to leave if the club went down. [LNB]Hunt missed the end of last season with a foot injury and is not expected to be fit to return until late October. [LNB]"It's been a long time coming in terms of all the speculation," Hunt, referring to the bid from Wolves back in January, told the club's website. [LNB]"It was out of my control what happened in January, now it's done I'm looking forward to getting going." [LNB]Hunt is hoping that he will be able to make his Wolves debut sooner than October but will not rush his return.[LNB] I can't think of a better signing for us (realistic targets) right now than Hunt WABFK1 "I'll be following the instructions of the physiotherapists but hopefully it might be a bit sooner than that. [LNB]"But it's important that it's all done right and so when I come back it's ready and fine for the rest of the season." [LNB]Hunt follows defender Steven Mouyokolo from Hull to Wolves to become the fifth summer arrival at Molineux. [LNB]Wolves manager Mick McCarthy has already signed Belgium defender Jelle Van Damme from Anderlecht, striker Steven Fletcher from Burnley and Algeria midfielder Adlene Guedioura who had been on a season-long loan from Charleroi.

Source: BBC_Sport