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Darren Fletcher Joins Stoke On Free Transfer

Darren Fletcher Joins Stoke On Free Transfer

Scottish Midfielder and Former West Bromwich Albion captain Darren Fletcher joined Stoke on free transfer penning a two year deal with the club.

The 33 year old had contract talks with the Baggies but opted to leave after making 97 appearances for the club and was handed the armband within a week of joining from Manchester United in 2015.

A welcome message on Stoke City's official website stated

#SCFC are delighted to announce the signing of Scotland international Darren Fletcher on a two-year deal #WelcomeDarren 🔴⚪️🏴󐁧󐁢󐁳󐁣󐁴󐁿

- Stoke City FC (@stokecity) June 1, 2017

The Midfielder said he was delighted to be with the club through the deal was quicker

"It's all happened incredibly quickly, but I am delighted to be here," Fletcher told Stoke's official site. "This is a fantastic Club with a top manager and a great group of players and I am really looking forward to this opportunity.

"I loved every moment of my time at West Bromwich Albion and I loved every moment of my time with Manchester United, but this is a new challenge for me now, and I like to think I respond well to new challenges."

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