With a fairly thin squad, Steve Bruce will welcome opportunity to rest the newly shorn Tom Huddlestone along with Curtis Davies and Allan McGregor against Middlesborough in the FA Cup.
Tom Huddlestone, after coming on as a substitute against Chelsea, is likely to get his first Hull City start against Norwich this weekend.
Tom Huddlestone, 26, has joined Hull in a three-year deal for a fee in the region of £5m.
On the heels of rumors that they were in the lead for his services comes a report that Steve Bruce and Hull have agreed to a fee in the £5million neighborhood.
Tom Huddlestone has been a popular name this summer and Steve Bruce's Hull City Tigers have been added to the list of teams that might be interested.
THud has been languishing on the Spurs bench for a few seasons now and a move to a team like Cardiff where he'd play regularly would be good for him.
Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone is set to join Sunderland in a £5million deal.
Brazil midfielder Paulinho's expected £17m move to Tottenham has moved closer after the player revealed he would be leaving Corinthians.
Sunderland hope to sign Spurs' Tom Huddlestone for around 5 million pounds.
"With the imminent departure of Paulinho", said Corinthians president Mario Gobbi Filho.
The Sunday Mirror claim Tottenham are battling Borussia Dortmund to sign Brazil wonderkid Bernard while also lining up a surprise move for Fulham winger Alex Kacaniklic.