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Sunderland get green light for Benjani signing

The Premier League have confirmed that Manchester City striker Benjani has completed his switch to Sunderland. Benjani has struggled to break into the first-team picture during two years at Eastlands, but Bruce is a big fan of the 31-year-old former Portsmouth striker.

The Black Cats agreed a loan deal with Manchester City for the Zimbabwe international but experienced difficulties as they attempted to process the paperwork.

They advised the Football Association and Premier League of their problems and have been rewarded with a positive outcome.

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