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Altidore Seals Deal With Hull

  • , Tuesday, August 11, 2009 5:30 PM
Jozy Altidore, the 19-year-old U.S. striker, was granted a UK work permit and has officially joined English Premier League club Hull on a one-year loan deal from Spain's Villarreal. Altidore joined Villarreal a year ago from the New York Red Bulls. His deal includes an option for Hull to make the move permanent next summer.

"I'm very excited about the prospect of playing for Hull City," he told the club's official website. "Hull City is a good club, up and coming, and to have the opportunity to play for them in the Premier League is a great thing. I'm sure it will take a little while to get used to being here, but hopefully I will be a success here.

 

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