Celtic growing ‘increasingly confident’ of signing Sunderland star as Championship striker joins promotion rivals
The transfer window is now open for Sunderland and their League One rivals.
And there has been plenty of talk over the past few weeks ahead of the Black Cats’ fourth straight season in the third tier.
The Black Cats are on the hunt for a host of new faces as Lee Johnson and Kristjaan Speakman continue to reshape the squad they inherited from Phil Parkinson.
Seven players were released at the end of their contracts and with a further four still weighing-up their futures after being offered fresh terms, it looks set to be a busy summer at the Academy of Light
Here, though, we take a look at the latest transfer gossip involving the
Kevin Phillips has tipped Arbenit Xhemajli to make a “massive” impact on the Sunderland first team next season. He said: “I hope he hits the ground running. They have got a player on their books who could be a massive asset for them next season if they keep him fit.” (Football Insider)
Peterborough United director of football Barry Fry has revealed that the club are in talks to sign six new players. Posh will play in the Championship next season. (Peterborough Telegraph)
Charlton Athletic have signed Sunderland and Portsmouth-linked striker Jayden Stockley from Preston North End. (Various)
Blackburn Rovers are lining up a move for Blackpool striker Jerry Yates to replace in-demand Adam Armstrong. (Football Insider)
Celtic are growing ‘increasingly confident’ that they will complete the signing of Charlie Wyke in the coming days. (Northern Echo)