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Last Updated: Wednesday, 23 August 2006, 16:21 GMT 17:21 UK
Sunderland clinch deal for Hysen
Tobias Hysen
Hysen's father Glenn played for Sweden and Liverpool
Sunderland have completed the 1.7m signing of Sweden midfield man Tobias Hysen from Djurgarden.

The 24-year-old has clinched a three-year deal to become the Black Cats' seventh signing of the summer.

The son of former Liverpool defender and Sweden captain Glenn Hysen, he said: "I've always dreamed of playing in England."

Sunderland boss and chairman Niall Quinn said: "He's a good young prospect and an international player."

Hysen added: "My father knows all about Sunderland and the passion of the supporters here, so I'm looking forward to playing for the club."

Quinn said: "There were a number of top clubs interested in him so we are delighted he has chosen us."

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