Sunderland confirm Didier Ndong's departure after reaching 'amicable' agreement

Sunderland have confirmed the departure of Didier Ndong.

Thursday, 11th October 2018, 10:29 am
Updated Thursday, 11th October 2018, 10:33 am

The Gabonese international was served notice under his contract last month after failing to report for pre-season training.

He eventually returned after a number of potential moves away from the club collapsed, before being sent away shortly after.

Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong

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Significantly, the Black Cats say they have reached an 'amicable' agreement to be compensated by the 24-year-old.

The statement reads: "Sunderland AFC has reached an agreement with Didier Ndong for his departure on amicable terms.

"As of 8 October 2018, he is no longer an employee of the club.

"There is an agreement with the player for a payment by way of compensation upon his signing for a new club."