Sunderland send Graham to Hull on loan
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Sunderland striker Danny Graham admits he can't wait to get his Premier League career back on track after joining newly-promoted Hull City on a one-year loan.

Graham suffered a dismal time at Sunderland following his £5m move from Swansea City in January and he agreed to join the Tigers on Friday after Black Cats boss Paolo Di Canio made it clear he wasn't in his plans for this season.

The 27-year-old, who failed to score in 13 appearances for Sunderland, told Hull's official website: "It's great to come to a club where everybody is on a high after winning promotion and I've only heard good things about this club.

"It's exactly the same as when I joined Swansea a couple of years ago, a club coming up into the Premier League. The stories for two clubs are very similar. I know I'm coming to a good club with a top manager, a fantastic stadium and some very good players."

Graham flew home early from Sunderland's pre-season tour of Italy once he learnt Hull boss Steve Bruce wanted him and he has now set off to join his new team-mates in Portugal. The former Watford striker scored 15 goals in 54 appearances for Swansea following the Welsh club's promotion to the top-flight in 2011.