Gardner heading to Baggies

20 May 2014 04:31

West Brom have announced the signing of Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner.

Gardner will officially join Albion on a Bosman transfer on July 1 after passing a medical and putting pen to paper on a three-year deal, plus a further year's option in the club's favour.

Confirming the news in a statement on Tuesday, the Baggies added that they had "beaten off competition from a string of clubs" to secure the services of the 27-year-old.

Source: PA