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Kyle Lafferty

Kyle Lafferty

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Kyle Lafferty

Northern Ireland forward Kyle Lafferty is set to complete a move to Italian Serie B club Reggina today.

The Fermanagh man has been a free agent since his short-term deal with Sunderland expired at the end of the League One season and has always been open about his willingness for another move abroad.

The 32-year-old previously played in Italy's second tier back in the 2013-14 season, when he netted 11 league goals to help fire Palermo to the title and promotion to Serie A.

Those performances helped him outshine team-mate and future Juventus hero Paulo Dybala.

Northern Ireland international Tom Flanagan, meanwhile, has put pen to paper on a new two-year deal at Sunderland.

The 28-year-old had been linked to a move to newly-promoted Championship side Coventry City but has decided to commit his future to the Wearside club.

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Belfast Telegraph