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Hull City close to completing the signing of prolific 29-year-old striker



Hull City are on the verge of completing the signing of free agent Fraizer Campbell, according to the Hull Daily Mail’s, Philip Buckingham.

Campbell is expected to arrive at the KCOM Stadium on a free transfer, and having already agreed terms, a medical is all that stands in the way of him returning to Hull.

The 29-year-old was released by Crystal Palace at the conclusion of the 2016/17 campaign, after he struggled for opportunities at Selhurst Park, making just 13 appearances in the last 12-months.

The striker is now set for a return to Hull, where he enjoyed a magnificent loan spell during the 2007/08 campaign.

During that spell with the Tigers, Campbell scored 15 goals from 37 appearances, helping the club to promotion to the Premier League, via the play-offs.

The arrival of Campbell is likely to lift the pressure off Leonid Slutsky and Hull, who have endured a difficult summer so far following their relegation from the Premier League.

Curtis Davies, Harry Maguire, Tom Huddlestone and Josh Tymon have all been high-profile departures, whilst Andrew Robertson and Ahmed Elmohamady are also nearing the exit door.

Robertson is set for a switch to Liverpool and Elmohamady is closing in on a move to Aston Villa.

Hull fans… What do you make of this news? Will you be pleased to see Campbell back at the KCOM Stadium? Let us know your thoughts!

Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Covered Leeds United during their promotion-winning season in 2019/20.

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