Hull City have pulled off the most impressive coup of deadline day so far with the signing of Andrea Ranocchia from Inter Milan.
The Italian international centre-back has joined The Tigers on a six-month loan deal…
— Hull City (@HullCity) January 31, 2017
Announcing Ranocchia’s arrival on their club website, Hull confirmed that the 28-year-old will be instantly available for selection for Wednesday night’s away game against Manchester United and will wear the No.13 shirt for the duration of his stay.
Not a bad little bit of business, even if we do say so ourselves – and incredibly timely, given that Curtis Davies was ruled out for up to eight weeks with a hamstring injury yesterday.