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Sunderland signs Argentina striker Ignacio Scocco

January 30, 2014

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Argentina striker Ignacio Scocco has completed his move to Sunderland from Brazilian club Internacional.

The 28-year-old Scocco has signed a 2 ½-year deal with Sunderland, becoming Gus Poyet’s fourth capture in the January transfer window.

Scocco’s compatriots Oscar Ustari and Santiago Vergini have already signed for the north-east England club, while Spanish fullback Marcos Alonso has joined on loan.

Scocco was in the stands at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday as Sunderland beat Stoke 1-0 to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone.

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