Ryan Sweeney: Mansfield Town sign defender from Stoke City on a free transfer
Mansfield Town have signed Ryan Sweeney from Stoke City on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell.
The centre-back, 21, joins on a free transfer and has signed a two-and-a-half year contract, having played 31 games for the Stags this term.
London-born Sweeney joined Stoke from AFC Wimbledon in August 2016, although failed to make a first-team appearance during his time at the Potters.
Meanwhile, Stoke have also released under-23 player Mohamed Diallo.
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