Danny Williams signs for Huddersfield Town on two-year deal
By Dev Trehan
Last Updated: 04/07/17 8:11pm
Huddersfield have signed free agent Danny Williams on a two-year contract.
Williams was at Reading last season and played against Huddersfield in the play-off final at Wembley.
The American midfielder played 135 league games for the Royals after joining the club from German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim in 2013.
Huddersfield head coach David Wagner commented: "As our fans will have seen during the Play-Off Final, Danny brings a lot of quality to any team he plays for. His way of playing - his aggressiveness, tenacity and athleticism - fits our 'Terriers Identity' perfectly.
"It is not usual that a player of Danny's ability is available on a free transfer, so there was understandably a lot of interest from clubs.
"When we spoke, it was clear that he wants to prove himself at the highest level in England and that he had a real desire to come and play for Huddersfield Town. He is a terrific character and will totally fit in with our group.
"Together with our existing players and the arrival of Aaron Mooy, Danny offers us really good competition for places in central midfield."
Williams' transfer is the third deal completed by Huddersfield on Tuesday.
The Terriers signed Thomas Ince from Derby on a three-year contract and also brought in Chelsea midfielder Kasey Palmer on a season-long loan following a successful spell with the club last term.
A busy transfer window for Huddersfield so far this summer has seen the club already complete deals for Aaron Mooy, Jonas Lossl and Laurent Depoitre.