Sunderland news round-up: Spurs eye Pickford, Watmore worry, but it IS a happy Monday!

Surely it is no surprise when a Premier League title challenger have their eyes on Jordan Pickford?

Monday, 5th December 2016, 10:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:27 pm
Jordan Pickford is congratulated by David Moyes after Saturday's win

Sunderland will be in no rush to sell their outstanding keeper but Tottenham Hotspur may be about to test the resolve of the Black Cats.

There are also worries over Pickford's Sunderland and England U21 team-mate Duncan Watmore.

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But it is not all bad news.

Wouldn't it be great if all Mondays were like this?

Sunderland are within touching distance of a place outside the dreaded bottom three and all, well, almost all is good at the Stadium of Light,

The Black Cats are just a point away from safety.

Moyes has told us what Sunderland need to do to keep winningTalking of returns, Jan Kirchhoff made some comeback on Saturday, his header being turned into his own net by fellow German Robert Huth to send the Black Cats on their way to victory.