SUNDERLAND have confirmed the departure of Roberto De Fanti today.
The Italian has been under pressure after Sunderland’s poor start to the season, with his transfers under scrutiny.
De Fanti joined Sunderland last year, and was instrumental in the club bringing in 14 new players in the summer.
A club spokeswoman said: “The club would like to place on record its’ thanks to Roberto and wishes him well for the future.”
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