Stead agrees loan switch

JON Stead has agreed to sign for Ipswich Town on loan from Sheffield United until January.

Derek Davis

JON Stead has agreed to sign for Ipswich Town on loan from Sheffield United until January.

Stead will complete his medical tomorrow and the move will be made permanent in the New Year if both parties agree.

Town have agreed a fee, believed to be around £1.25m for the former Sunderland and Blackburn target man.

Jon Stead factfile:-

Height: 6ft 3ins

Most Read

Weight: 11 st 7lbs

Age: 25

Born: Huddersfield

Clubs and scoring record: Huddersfield (2002-2004) - 24 goals in 76 games

Blackburn (2004-2005) - 8 goals in 47 games

Sunderland (2005-2007) - 2 goals in 40 games

Derby County (2006-2007 loan) - 3 goals in 17 games

Sheffield United - 11 goals in 47 games

Total: - 48 goals in 227 games

Click here to see Stead score for the BladesClick here to see Stead score for the Blades