DAVID Meyler has completed his move from Sunderland to Hull City for an undisclosed fee, which is understood to be around £1.5m.

The Republic of Ireland international has spent the last month on loan with the Tigers, and has now penned a three-and-a-half year deal at the KC Stadium.

The 23-year old joined Sunderland in 2008 from Cork City and made 25 appearances for the Black Cats during his four years on Wearside.

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He rejoins former Sunderland boss Steve Bruce on Humberside and will hope to be involved in a successful promotion campaign in the second half of the season.