After Craig Gardner’s departure to join West Brom upon the expiration of his contract was announced this week, Phil Bardsley has followed him out the Stadium of Light exit door, with his move to Stoke City confirmed today.
The news coming out of West Ham this week is that Sam Allardyce has been told to start his side playing more entertaining football. While ‘old dog, new tricks’ immediately springs to mind, this has two reported implications for Sunderland.
Plenty of SAFC tit-bits today!
Today’s talk is once again about a host of our midfielders with futures set to (hopefully) be resolved before the World Cup kicks off.
Just two fresh(ish) pieces of transfer news dotting about the place today.
Transfer gossip is slowly bubbling away however it does seem that there have been very few (if any) credible stories. Assuming of course talks with Ellis Short go well for Gus Poyet and he leads our raid of the market – let’s have a look at the areas of our squad in desperate need of strengthening.
With the Premier League season's finale not a week old in the memory, it's no wonder transfer news is slow. It will probably stay that way until after the World Cup, but nonetheless here is today's lunch time update on SAFC rumours.
Here is today’s update regarding SAFC in the transfer market. I think they call this a slow news day.
Another day and the transfer rumours are in full swing. Here’s today’s latest.
Santiago Vergini and Marcos Alonso look set to be SAFC's first summer signings as permanent deals are on the horizon – whilst Craig Gardner and Seb Larsson's futures are now clearer.