JACK Rodwell was one of the Premier League’s brightest young talents after making his Everton debut aged 16.
Rodwell began his career at Everton before a big-money move to Manchester City
Where is Premier League star Jack Rodwell now?
Rodwell then joined rivals Sydney FC in August 2022 on a free transfer on a two-year contract.
He said of the move: “It is such a great feeling to join the most successful club in the country.”
What happened to Jack Rodwell?
Rodwell signed for Manchester City in 2012 for an initial fee of £12million.
Despite his potential, he found opportunities limited, appearing only 25 times and scoring twice for the club.
He did however make five appearance in the 2013/14 Premier League season for City, earning him a Premier League winners medal.
Rodwell joined Sunderland in 2014 for an undisclosed fee, and criticised his former club, saying young English players should think twice before joining them.
He played far more regular first team football at the Wearside club, but was unable to save them from relegation to the Championship in 2017.
Rodwell was criticised by fans of the club for not taking a pay cut after dropping down a division, and found first team football hard to come by in the following months.
Rodwell played 22 times for the Lancashire club, but rejected a new contract and left in 2019.
He played three times for England during his career after impressing in the U21 squad.
His last appearance was in 2013.
Is Jack Rodwell married?
Rodwell married Australian Alana Licate in 2013.
They first met Down Under when he was on a pre-season tour with Everton.
Together they have one son, called Hudson.