Date: 29th July 2017 at 7:59pm
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Millwall announced Ryan Tunnicliffe as our seventh signing of the summer on Saturday.

The 24 year old follows quickly in the footsteps of Jake Cooper whose capture was announced on Friday, and he has signed a two year deal at The Den.

The central midfielder counts Manchester United and Fulham as former clubs, along with loan spells out with Peterborough United, Barnsley, Ipswich Town, Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers.

He comes in with over 100 appearances to his name.

Speaking to the official site after signing his new terms, Tunnicliffe explained.

Peterborough United, Barnsley and Ipswich Town. Whilst at The Cottagers, Tunnicliffe had further temporary stays at Wigan Athletic (twice) and Blackburn Rovers.

‘I’m delighted. It’s been a long summer for myself and there’s been a few days of negotiations, but it’s done now and I can’t wait to get going. I’m looking forward to getting into training on Monday and meeting all my new team-mates.’

Having come in from Fulham as a free agent this summer, Tunnicliffe said he had offers elsewhere but manager Neil Harris played a big part in his decision.

‘It’s been a tough summer being out-of-contract, but I spoke to Neil about the club and he really sold it to me – his passion was clear to see.’

He went on to add.

‘Hopefully I’ll bring a lot of good stuff to the club! I wear my heart on my sleeve and I give 110% every game – I think the supporters will like that about me.’

Harris said of his capture.

‘Ryan’s a player of huge pedigree. He’s played first team football at Manchester United and done really well at Fulham at the top of The Championship last season. Again, we’ve had to be patient, but I met him a couple of weeks ago and got a really good feel for him. We had a great chat about how we go about our work and how I work with my players. He, like the rest of the players I’ve brought in, has got a point to prove. He’s a Millwall-type midfield player – he can certainly put his foot in and he can run box-to-box, too. He’s got a really good passing range as well. He’ll complement our other midfield players well.’

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