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Maynor Figueroa joins Hull after release by Wigan

Associated Press
Jun 17, 2013 at 06:09pm IST

Hull: Honduras defender Maynor Figueroa has joined Premier League newcomer Hull on a free transfer following his release by Wigan.

Figueroa has agreed a two-year deal and is reunited with Hull manager Steve Bruce, who also signed the left back in 2008 when in charge of Wigan.

The 30-year-old Figueroa set his sights on a move to the KC Stadium as soon as Hull secured promotion back to the Premier League with a draw against Cardiff on the final day of last season.

Figueroa joins Hull after release by Wigan

Figueroa has agreed a two-year deal and is reunited with Hull manager Steve Bruce, who also signed the left back in 2008 when in charge of Wigan.

Figueroa says "I watched the Cardiff game, and after the final whistle I turned to my wife and said, 'Hull could be an option for me next year.'" He was released by Wigan following the team's relegation from the Premier League.

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