Striker will re-join Town on a three-year contract
- Huddersfield Town to complete the signing of Jordan Rhodes
- Striker agrees a three-year contract
- Comments from Leigh Bromby & Carlos Corberán
Jordan Rhodes is returning to Huddersfield Town!
Town’s eighth all-time leading scorer, who netted 87 goals in 148 games for the Club between 2009 and 2012, will complete a return to the John Smith’s Stadium after agreeing a contract from 1 July that runs until the summer of 2024.
Our 2012 Player of the Year has been a regular scorer in the Sky Bet Championship since departing for Blackburn Rovers nine years ago, with an impressive career record of 217 goals in 526 career games - 115 of those goals coming in the second tier.
Since leaving Town, Jordan enjoyed three successive seasons of scoring 20+ goals for Rovers before joining Middlesbrough in early 2016, who he helped secure promotion to the Premier League.
He joined Sheffield Wednesday in January 2017 and has gone on to score 20 goals in 57 starts and 55 substitute appearances for the Owls. His time at Hillsborough included a spell away from the Club on loan at Norwich City, where he netted nine goals in 11 starts and 29 substitute appearances in another promotion from the Championship.
Huddersfield Town Head Coach Carlos Corberán commented:
“We are really happy to add Jordan to our squad; he’s a very intelligent striker that has a lot of experience and a very good record in this division.
“When a player wants to come back to a club, it’s because he feels close to the supporters and that there’s something special to him about being a Terrier.
“As a striker, he gives us a lot of options and has the skillset to compliment the other forwards we have in our team. He makes clever runs, will fight in the air, help with the build phase, and is sharp in front of goal.”
Leigh Bromby, Town’s Head of Football Operations, added:
“Speaking to Jordan, it is clear that he had a real desire to come back to Huddersfield Town, somewhere he considers as his home, and that he wants to recapture his best form.
“There’s no doubt that he has a history of scoring goals and had a great record at Huddersfield Town. One of his biggest ambitions is to score 100 goals for the Club and he knows he’s only 13 away from reaching that impressive milestone.
“Alongside his experience and goalscoring ability, Jordan is a great character that will be a really good addition to our dressing room.”