Jordan Rhodes scored against former loaners Norwich on Wednesday against Sheffield in March
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He was recently linked to a return to Ipswich, but former Norwich City borrower Jordan Rhodes has instead returned to another of his previous clubs.
The 31-year-old forward left before his contract expired on Signed a three-year deal with Huddersfield Town Wednesday in Sheffield.
Rhodes scored seven goals in 36 championship games that season when the Owls were relegated and finished last after a poor campaign ending after losing six points due to financial irregularities The former Scottish international scored 87 goals in 148 games for the Terriers between 2009 and 2012, making it through the League One play-offs to eighth place in the Yorkshire club’s top scorers.
Huddersfield’s head of football, who was also on loan at Norwich during his playing days, said on his ve website reins: “When talking to Jordan it is clear that he really had the desire to return to Huddersfield Town, where he believes his home is possible, and that he wants to regain his best form.
” There is no doubt that he has scored goals in the past and had a great record in Huddersfield Town. One of his biggest goals is to score 100 goals for the club. He knows he is only 13 goals away from this impressive milestone.
“In addition to his experience and skills as a goalscorer, Jordan is a great character who will be a really good addition to our dressing room.”
Reports recently claimed that the first division team, Ipswich, was vying for the signature of the forward who emerged from their academy system but was sold to Huddersfield for just £ 350,000 after a successful second division loan at Brentford ‘He was then sold to Blackburn for around £ 8m, then to Middlesbrough for £ 9m, and £ 10m on Wednesday – who were keen to postpone his wages when they loaned him to Norwich for 2018-19.’ / p> Rhodes scored nine goals in 40 games in all competitions for City and became a popular player, as main support for top scorer Teemu Pukki during the title success of this campaign.
Owl owner Dejphon Chansiri, however, refused to deal with the Canary Islands, which he found disrespectful to only offer Rhodes as a free transfer if he still had two years of contract.
His Returning to Hillsborough started a mostly miserable time – although he scored a goal against Norwich in March when the eventual champions won 2-1 in Yorkshire.
Now Rhodes has made sure he stays in the championship as he is in 526 career games wants to score 217 goals.
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