Report: Hull City to pay £2 million to Blackpool and Liverpool for Tom Ince

The England under-21 international joined The Tigers as a free agent this summer.

Hull City snapped up Tom Ince this summer, amid reported interest from Inter Milan, after his contract with Blackpool had come to an end.

But they were not getting the former Liverpool man for free.

Ince was still under 23-years-old meaning that Hull had to pay compensation to the teams who helped mould him into the player he is. Those two teams being Blackpool and Liverpool.

And reports today suggest that Hull City have been informed of how much that Ince will cost them.

According to Sky Sports Transfer Centre, a tribunal has finally decided that Hull must pay £2 million for the player.

While most of that cash will go to Blackpool, Liverpool are on a winner as well.

The club, for whom Ince played for between 2008 and 2011, will reportedly receive 35 per cent of the fee - so Liverpool are cashing in on around £700,000 from the agreement today.

Now Liverpool are not going to be able to do much with that money. They are certainly not going to be buying any world class players.

But every little helps, and Liverpool won't mind throwing it into their loose change jar.

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