Stokes Signs For Sunderland
Arsenal's young Irish Striker Anthony Stokes has finally left Arsenal after several weeks of speculation.
Stokes enjoyed a great vein of form during his loan spell with SPL outfit Falkirk scoring 16 goals in 18 games, including a hat-trick of hat-tricks.
Speculation had linked Stokes, 18, with Charlton, Celtic and Falkirk but Sunderland have won the race for his signature.
'It's brilliant to be here. It has been a hectic few days, sorting things out, and now I'm looking forward to training and playing,' he told the club's official website.
'I spoke to Roy Keane about everything, he told me his hopes for the club and it helped make up my mind.
'I'm excited about the move to Sunderland.'
We wish Stokes well with his future career.
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