Altidore to join Hull City on loan

August 5, 2009
By Kristian R. Dyer
United States national team forward Jozy Altidore will join English Premier League club Hull City on a season-long loan.

The 19-year-old U.S. striker announced on Twitter that he will be introduced at a news conference Thursday.

He wrote Wednesday: "First match is against Chelsea subject to a work permit ... thanks for the support and love keep it coming."

The 19-year-old Altidore was purchased by Spanish club Villareal last summer for a record MLS transfer fee of ...

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