KENYA BROWN - Friday, June 22, 2018
Eric Lichaj will be playing the upcoming English Championship season with Hull City as he has completed a move from Nottingham Forest, it was announced on Friday.
The 29-year-old fullback has agreed to a two-year contract, with an additional one-year option.
With one year left on his contract with Forest, the team were willing sell the long-serving defender and deal appears to be welcomed by all parties as the former European champions look to make changes in personnel.
Lichaj leaves Forest having played in 190 games in five years at the City Ground after arriving from Aston Villa.
The highly-popular player is best known by the Forest failthful for scoring both goals in their 2-0 upset victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup in January.
"I'm excited about playing here and I'm looking forward to getting started with preseason next week. It's a fresh start for me and I want to repay Hull City for the faith that they have shown in me by bringing me here. I'll be working my hardest, as I always do, every day in training and on matchdays," said Lichaj in a statement on Hull City's website after completion of the transfer.
Hull will be looking to improve on their performance from last season as they finished in 18th place in the standings.
Lichaj and the Tigers will start the Championship season on August 6 when they face his former team, Aston Villa.