Cardiff City newbies Matthew Kennedy and Conor McAleny discuss singing initiation on Twitter

The pair both left Everton for the Welsh capital on Transfer deadline day.

On Transfer Deadline Day, Everton snapped up Aaron Lennon on loan from Tottenham Hotspur. But while some players arrived, others left, with Cardiff City the beneficiaries of two players departing Goodison Park.

Conor McAleny and Mathew Kennedy both left Everton for the Welsh capital this month.

McAleny is a 22-year-old striker who has failed to make his way into the Everton first-team on a regular basis. He has had previous loan spells with Scunthorpe United and Brentford, failing to score in each, so he will be hoping for better at Cardiff.

The Bluebirds also signed Kennedy. The 20-year-old Scot arrived at Everton from Kilmarnock in 2012 but has failed to make the grade at the club. He has previously been loaned out to Tranmere Rovers, MK Dons and Hibernian. His deal, however, is permanent.

Both will be delighted with what will hopefully be a move leading to more regular first-team football. Before they could do anything else, however, they had to be initiated. That meant they had to continue the recent tradition of new signings at Cardiff singing a song to their new team-mates.

According to the two players on Twitter, it was not a pleasant experience.

The pair will now be hoping to hit the high notes on the football pitch.

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