‘Keeper who joined Blues last summer on a two-year contract after impressing manager Mick McCarthy whilst on trial with the Club.
The stopper will battle it out with Bartosz Bialkowski for the number one spot at Portman Road this term, after the Pole arrived in Suffolk from Notts County.
Managed to dislodge Scott Loach between the sticks last term, as Dean became Mick McCarthy's first choice goalkeeper throughout his debut season.
Dean has experience of the Championship after spending time with Colchester United and Bristol City earlier in his career.
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