Cardiff complete signing of Greg Cunningham from Preston

Premier League side have paid a fee in region of £3.5m, Sky Sports News understands

Greg Cunningham is put under pressure by Marvin Sordell during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Burton Albion at Deepdale on May 6, 2018

Cardiff City have completed the signing of Greg Cunningham from Preston North End, subject to international clearance.

Sky Sports News understands Cardiff have paid a fee in the region of £3.5m for the 27-year-old. Cunningham has signed a contract until 2021 at the Cardiff City Stadium.

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JULY 22:  Greg Cunningham of Preston North End during a pre-season friendly match between Preston North End and Newcastle United at Deep

The left-back is Cardiff's second signing of the summer after Josh Murphy's move from Norwich was completed on Tuesday.

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"It's fair to say that I've been an admirer of Greg for a number of years and that he's consistently been one of the best left-sided defenders for club and country," Cardiff manager Neil Warnock told the club's website.

"We're delighted to have his experience and knowledge so as to supplement Joe Bennett who had a great time last season.

"I anticipate that Greg coming in will give us a lot of strength down that left-hand side."

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Cunningham, who is a Republic of Ireland international, made 21 appearances for Preston last season.

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