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POLL: Ipswich Town sign Patrick Kisnorbo from Leeds United

PUBLISHED: 12:18 03 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:33 03 January 2013

Patrick Kisnorbo, pictured right celebrating a goal for former club Leicester City, has joined Ipswich Town on loan

Patrick Kisnorbo, pictured right celebrating a goal for former club Leicester City, has joined Ipswich Town on loan

Ipswich Town have signed defender Patrick Kisnorbo on a month’s loan from Championship rivals Leeds United.

The Australian international, who trained with Town this morning, is the Blues’ first signing of the January transfer window.

He began his career in his homeland with South Melbourne, before moving to Scotland to team up with Hearts.

He left Tynecastle in 2005 and moved south of the border to Leicester City, linking up with his former manager Craig Levein.

The 31 year-old spent a successful four years at the King Power Stadium, where he was a team-mate of former Town defender Gareth McAuley, before linking up with Leeds United on a free transfer.

He has played 57 times for Leeds.

Kisnorbo will wear the number 6 shirt during his time at Portman Road and has been given clearance to feature against Aston Villa in the FA Cup this weekend.

He is contracted to the Blues until January 29th.

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