Sheffield Wednesday will learn on Wednesday if their signing of Jordan Rhodes from Middlesbrough was completed before the transfer window closed.

Scotland worldwide Rhodes only started two games for Boro this season and had not featured since 14 December. But a question mark was placed over the deal amid doubts as to whether all the relevant paperwork had been submitted before Tuesday's 2300 GMT deadline.

Rhodes arrives at Hillsborough with a similar mission statement to when he joined Boro - to help them win promotion to the Premier League - but hopes it will go better in South Yorkshire after managing just 24 appearances for Aitor Karanka's side.

"I like to think I've kept myself in a good physical condition so I'm ready when the time comes".

And the Portuguese added that, had a rival club met Middlesbrough's demands earlier in the month, Rhodes would not be at Wednesday today.

"It's very exciting to be here and I've played with five or six of the players before", Rhodes said.

Rhodes's father Andy is the current goalkeeping coach with Wednesday and the Scotland worldwide expressed his delight at sealing the switch.

"It's a club that I've held dear to my heart for a few years now, with my dad also being here", he told the club's official website.

"It's not about me and scoring goals, it's about Sheffield Wednesday picking up points and getting to the place they belong".

"The history, the fans, there's just a real great tradition about the club and I can't wait to get started".

"I've always said, wherever I've been at, that Hillsborough is my favourite away ground, and now to have it as a home ground I'm really looking forward to playing there".


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