Town seal Ebanks-Blake deal

Ipswich Town have signed former Wolves striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake on a deal until the end of the season.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy looking forward to renewing Ebanks-Blake partnership

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says that he is looking forward to being reunited with Sylvan Ebanks-Blake after signing the forward this week.

The former Manchester United man penned a contract until the end of the season yesterday.

McCarthy believes that it's something of a coup to sign the striker, but admits that his relationship with Ebanks-Blake hasn't always been plain sailing.

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Ipswich Town swoop for Ebanks-Blake

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake has signed for Ipswich Town.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake has signed for Ipswich Town. Credit: PA

Ipswich Town have signed former Wolves striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake on a deal until the end of the season.

The 27-year-old arguably played the best football of his career to date under the management of current Tractor Boys boss Mick McCarthy at Molineux, most notably bagging The Championship Golden Boot for two consecutive seasons in 2007/08 and 2008/09.

Current Town boss Mick McCarthy got the best out of the forward at Wolves.
Current Town boss Mick McCarthy got the best out of the forward at Wolves. Credit: PA

However, the Cambridge-born forward was released by Wolves following their relegation to League One last season.

Speaking to the club's official website, Ebanks-Blake admitted that his previous links to the Ipswich management team were a key factor in his decision to sign:

“I’m delighted to get the deal done and finally be an Ipswich player.

“It’s been on cards for a while now and I’m just pleased we’ve managed to get everything done and dusted. I’m here now and in the mix with the rest of the lads to play my part for the team.

“I’ve worked with the gaffer and TC [Terry Connor] before and we’ve had a lot of success in the past. They played a big part in me wanting to come here."

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