Rotherham United land first summer recruit

By Joe Cawthorn | 25/05/2017 0 comments

Rotherham United land first summer recruit

MICHAEL Ihiekwe has become Rotherham United's first summer signing after joining the club on a free transfer from Tranmere Rovers.

The 24-year-old central defender has penned a two-year-deal with the Millers after his contract expired at the National League play-off finalists.

Ihiekwe - who was schooled at Wolves before becoming a Cheltenham player - wracked up 42 appearances at the Prenton Park outfit last season, helping them to a second place finish.

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However, they lost 3-1 in the play-off final to Forest Green.

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