Sunderland have completed the signing of free agent Joleon Lescott on a short-term deal.

The England international has been without a club since leaving Aston Villa in the summer and has been brought in to help the Black Cats avoid relegation from the Premier League.

#SAFC have signed @JoleonLescott on a short-term deal – https://t.co/Xpqt5GCenY pic.twitter.com/M1wn9Hqnkh

— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) January 24, 2017

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