Sheffield Wednesday sign striker Steven Fletcher

Steven Fletcher in action for Sunderland against Arsenal

Steven Fletcher in action for Sunderland against Arsenal

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Sheffield Wednesday have completed the signing of striker Steven Fletcher.

It is believed that Wednesday beat a number of clubs, including relegated Norwich City, to secure the forward

The 29 year old, who has agreed a four-year contract, becomes the Owls first major signing of the summer with the Scotland international having left Sunderland at the end of last season.

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The Scotland international had a spell on loan at Marseille at the end of the last campaign.

Fletcher, who began his career at Hibernian before making a £3million switch to Burnley, began last season as one of Sunderland's main frontmen, scoring on the opening day demolition of would-be champions Leicester City.

And though he enjoyed a purple patch for club and country in the Autumn - Fletcher scored four goals in two games for Scotland in their European Championship qualifers against Poland and Gibraltar and was also on target against fierce rivals Newcastle in a 3-0 win - signings made by Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce in January, pushed the striker down the pecking order.

It was then that he accepted a loan move to Ligue 1 and Marseille, where he scored one goal in 14 appearances.

Fletcher's most prolific spell came in a Wolves shirt, whom he signed for from Burnley, with 22 goals between 2010 and 2012, which prompted Sunderland to fork out £12million to secure his services.

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring for Wolves

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring for Wolves

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring for Wolves

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring for Wolves

Steven Fletcher in training with Scotland

Steven Fletcher in training with Scotland