Black Cats pounce for Tainio

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Sunderland have announced the signing of Tottenham midfielder Teemu Tainio, with Pascal Chimbonda´s arrival expected to be confirmed imminently.

The pair were on Wearside on Wednesday afternoon to undergo medicals, which Finland international Tainio passed. The 28-year-old becomes Black Cats boss Roy Keane´s first summer signing and has signed a three-year contract.

Keane said on the club´s official website, "I´m delighted to sign a player of Teemu´s experience and quality, he´ll be a valuable addition to our squad."

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