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Sunderland re-coup Gyan transfer fee

Asamoah Gyan's move to Al-Ain yesterday saw Sunderland re-coup the fee they paid Rennes for the striker in 2010.

The 26 year-old striker cost up to 13m when former boss Steve Bruce signed him two years ago, but was never able to meet the clauses which constituted a large proportion of the deal.

However Sunderland have been able to re-coup their outlay in moving Gyan on for good yesterday.

Last season's loan move cost the UAE side approximately 6m for the season whilst yesterday's transfer fee is believed to be around the 6m mark again.

Gyan is set to earn 140,000 a week having completed his move, roughly twice his weekly salary at the Stadium of Light.




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Date:Saturday July 7 2012

Time: 9:53AM

 

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