Sheffield Wednesday have signed veteran Sunderland midfielder Graham Kavanagh on an emergency loan deal until the end of October.
Kavanagh has not played for Sunderland this season
Kavanagh is eligible to to make his Owls debut against Hull on Saturday.
The 33-year-old Republic of Ireland star joined Sunderland in August 2006 and helped them win promotion from the Championship last season.
Owls boss Brian Laws told Wednesday's website: "He is a top player and will bring many qualities to our squad."
Kavanagh, who has also played for Middlesbrough, Stoke, Cardiff and Wigan, has not featured for the Black Cats so far this term.
"I am delighted Graham decided to join us because several other clubs were interested in him," added Laws.
Wednesday have lost all six of their Championship games so far this season and are bottom of the table.