Rotherham United sign Angus MacDonald after defender departs Hull City

ANGUS MACDONALD has become Rotherham United's third summer signing after penning a two-year deal in South Yorkshire.

NEWEST RECRUIT: Angus MacDonald has joined Rotherham United on a two-year deal after leaving Hull City. Picture: David Rogers/Getty Images.

The 27-year-old left Hull following the club's relegation from the Championship, and has joined Mickel Miller and Kieran Sadlier as the Millers' newest recruits as they prepare for their return to the second tier.

MacDonald came through the academy at Reading FC but failed to break into the first team at the Royals and was sent out for several loan spells before joining Salisbury City in 2013.

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He has previously spent time in the White Rose county, joining Barnsley in 2016 from Torquay United.

He racked up 50 appearances for the Tykes before joining Hull but said his goodbyes at the KCOM Stadium after rejecting a new contract.

The defender played five times for City upon the season's resumption, his first appearances since being diagnosed with bowel cancer in August 2019.

“It’s been one crazy rollercoaster of emotions throughout my time at the club!” he wrote on Instagram of his departure from Hull.

“I never got to pull on the shirt as much as I would have liked, but when I did I was immensely proud to represent the team and the city.”

TOUGH END: Angus MacDonald experienced relegation with Hull City last season. Picture: Alex Pantling/Getty Images.

MacDonald's arrival at Rotherham is subject to EFL and FA ratification.

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