Transfer window

  • Defoe is set to move to Sunderland. Vaughn Ridley/EMPICS Sport

    Toronto fans group: Welcome Defoe with “open arms”

    January 16, 2015 at 11:08 am

    A Toronto FC supporters group believe Sunderland fans have every reason to be excited as Jermain Defoe looks set to return to the Premier League. The former Tottenham striker has spent a year at Canadian side Toronto in the MLS – but has reportedly been unable to settle into life […]

  • Poyet weighs up move for strikers

    Poyet weighs up move for strikers

    January 14, 2015 at 9:56 am

    Sunderland are eyeing moves for MLS striker Jermain Defoe and Burnley forward Danny Ings. Gus Poyet is desperate to bolster his attacking options this January as the Black Cats have scored just 18 goals in 21 Premier League games. Only Aston Villa have managed fewer with just 11. As well […]

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    Sunderland sign former France international Anthony Reveillere

    October 23, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    Sunderland have confirmed the signing of former France international Anthony Reveillere. The Black Cats have signed the 34-year-old full-back on a deal until the end of the season, and if he is given international clearance from the Italian FA, he could be in line to make his debut against Arsenal […]

  • Sunderland Manager, Gus Poyet punches the air on the pitch celebrating staying up. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Round-Up: Sunderland’s 2014 Summer Transfer Window

    September 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Nine new faces have walked through the door at The Stadium of Light this summer as Gus Poyet looks to reshape his side for the Premier League season. The transfer window slammed shut last night, bringing an end to any more dealings for the time being, and now managers up […]

  • Sunderland sign Ricky Álvarez on loan from Inter

    Sunderland sign Ricky Álvarez on loan from Inter

    September 1, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    Sunderland have signed Argentine winger Ricardo Álvarez on loan from Inter Milan until the end of the season. Sunderland will reportedly pay a £800,000 fee for the loan with an option to then buy Álvarez for £8.5 million. According to Sky Sport Italia, that option becomes mandatory if Sunderland stay in […]

  • Sunderland’s Valentin Roberge joins Reims on loan

    Sunderland’s Valentin Roberge joins Reims on loan

    September 1, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Sunderland defender Valentin Roberge has joined French side Reims on loan until the end of the season. The 27-year-old was one of a trio of signings Sunderland made last June, along with Modibo Diakite – who has also left the club today – and Cabral, who is expected to. Roberge […]

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    Sunderland sign Sebastian Coates on loan

    September 1, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    Sunderland have signed centre-back Sebastián Coates on a season-long loan deal from Liverpool. The 23-year-old from Uruguay made 24 appearances for Liverpool after joining in 2011 from Nacional, where he spent last season on loan. Capped 15 times by his country, Coates becomes Sunderland’s eighth summer signing, with winger Ricky Álvarez also […]

  • Modibo Diakite. Picture: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Diakite leaves Sunderland, set for move to Italy on free transfer

    September 1, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    French centre-back Modibo Diakite has terminated his contract at Sunderland and is reportedly set to sign for Italian side Fiorentina.  In a short statement on the official club website, Sunderland confirmed that Diakite had left the club by mutual consent. The 27-year-old was part of the deadwood that Sunderland have […]

  • Modibo Diakite. Picture: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Sunderland flop Diakite reportedly wanted by Italian giants

    August 26, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has claimed that ten clubs are interested in French centre-back Modibo Diakite – with Inter Milan, Palermo and Fiorentina believed to be among them.  Diakite has made just seven Premier League appearances for Sunderland since his free transfer from Lazio in January 2013, and was farmed […]

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    Alfred N’Diaye leaves Sunderland for Real Betis

    August 22, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Alfred N’Diaye has left Sunderland after finally agreeing a deal with Spanish side Real Betis. N’Diaye has completed a medical and signed a five-year contract with the Spanish Segunda side, with the transfer confirmed by Betis’ official website today. Sunderland accepted a bid of around £1.5m plus add-ons from Betis, […]