Duane Holmes is thought to have been speaking to Sunderland about a summer move to the Stadium of Light. The Scunthorpe United midfielder is in demand this summer and has been strongly tipped to join Frank Lampard at Derby County.
After a disastrous season in which Blackburn Rovers fans wet their pants at selling goalkeeper Jason Steele to Sunderland for half-a-million quid, a Premier League club have supposedly offered the Black Cats three-times what Simon Grayson paid for him this time last year.
Toto Nsiala is thought to be interesting Sunderland as the Black Cats seek to restructure the red-and-white defence into one capable of competing in League One.
Rumours this morning suggest both Joel Asoro and George Honeyman are keen to leave Sunderland this summer, as does Paddy McNair.
Nothing screams we've got no money quite like signing a past-it centre back who was arguably the biggest part of Aston Villa's embarrassment during 2015/16 season. Lambasted for laziness and greediness, Mr Fans Favourite himself Joleon Lescott looks a dead cert to sign for Sunderland.
Where would Sunderland be without the January transfer window? Without Kone, Khazri and Kirchhoff it would not have been a pretty ending.
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Christmas is on the horizon, but many fans will already be looking beyond it to the January transfer window. Sunderland can strengthen their squad with just a few key additions.
As Sunderland failed to bring in a striker during the summer transfer window, the arrival of Victor Anichebe was almost inevitable and the former Everton front man joins on a year-long deal.
Things go from bad to worse on the striking front for Sunderland as Fabio Borini joins the injury list, being ruled out for around three months due to a thigh ligament tear. The news prompted a frantic search for striker on deadline day only for all enquiries to fall on deaf ears.