‘Plagued by fitness issues’ – Ex-Sunderland flop Jack Rodwell looking for a new club after Sheffield United release

‘Plagued by fitness issues’ – Ex-Sunderland flop Jack Rodwell looking for a new club after Sheffield United release
‘Plagued by fitness issues’ – Ex-Sunderland flop Jack Rodwell looking for a new club after Sheffield United release

The Blades are revamping their squad forward of a promotion push within the Championship subsequent season following their relegation from the Premier League.

And Rodwell is amongst quite a few gamers deemed surplus to necessities.

Phil Jagielka, John Lundstram and Simon Moore may even all go away the membership when their contracts expire later this summer time, it has been confirmed.

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James Shield, of the Sheffield Star, summed up Rodwell’s current spell: “Rodwell has barely featured in any respect, having been tormented by health points in direction of the top of his keep.”

Rodwell’s keep on Wearside resulted in controversy and his time at Sunderland will not be remembered fondly.

The central midfielder was a serious signing for the membership in the summertime of 2014 however struggled to make a constant affect and because the membership dropped into the Championship, he was the one participant within the squad to not have a wage discount written into his contract.

It grew to become a supply of main competition when he made few appearances within the following marketing campaign because the membership had been once more relegated.

Rodwell made simply six appearances, three of which had been within the EFL trophy.

His final look got here in that competitors in November 2017.

Sunderland supplied Rodwell the prospect to stroll away from his contract the next January, however it was not till the next summer time that he reached an settlement with Stewart Donald to finish his contract early, subsequently becoming a member of Blackburn Rovers.

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