Sunderland AFC news: Defender linked, Jordan Pickford on England, Adnan Januzaj promise

Defender Billy Jones won praise from manager David Moyes this week but that hasn't stopped the transfer speculation ahead of the January sales.

Thursday, 1st December 2016, 10:06 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:42 pm
Sunderland manager David Moyes.
Sunderland manager David Moyes.

For the latest Sunderland AFC news like our SAFC Facebook page:Today, Sunderland have been linked with a fresh move for Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson when the transfer window opens next month.

Right-back has been a problem area for Sunderland in recent seasons but the recent form of Jones has won praise from Moyes.

Despite Jones' improved form, the Black Cats have been linked with a January move for Jenkinson in today's national press.

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The 24-year-old has only made five appearances for the Gunners so far this season, with just one appearance in the Premier League.Meanwhile, Fit-again Adnan Januzaj has promised he’ll be back on top of his game soon after returning to action.

The on-loan Manchester United winger started and scored for Sunderland Under-23s in the 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur earlier this week.

Read what the on-loan Manchester United winger had to say here:And finally, Jordan Pickford has a message for new England manager Gareth Southgate.

The homegrown Sunderland keeper has been in superb form since taking over from Vito Mannone as the club's No 1 earlier this season.

His form earned him a call-up to the recent England squad for the games against Scotland and Spain at Wembley.

And his time away with England has given him the taste for more.