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Hull closing in on Chicago Fire star Maloney

Hull City manager Steve Bruce suggests his club are close to signing Shaun Maloney.

The Scotland international has been linked with the Tigers in recent weeks and according to Bruce, a deal with MLS side Chicago Fire is n the verge of being finalised.

"Shaun Maloney is quite close now. We are hopeful," said Bruce after his side defeated Fulham 2-1 on Wednesday night.

32-year-old attacking midfielder Maloney joined the Fire as a Designated Player from Wigan Athletic in January but is now set for a return to England just seven months after leaving for the US.

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