Gabby Agbonlahor delivers Sunderland verdict as promotion rivals eye major transfer addition

Sunderland will face Wigan Athletic at the Stadium of Light in their first League One game of the 2021-22 season on August 7.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 4:46 pm

But there are some Sunderland fixtures – against Sheffield Wednesday, Oxford and Rotherham – that could be inli ne to be postponed.

And there is news on the contract front with reports stating that Luke O’Nien is nearing an agreement to stay on Wearside.

Also – Sunderland Ladies have been handed a major boost with captain Keira Ramshaw agreeing a new contract at the club.

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Here, though, we take you through some of the key Sunderland and League One stories from around the web that you may have missed today:

Gabby Agbonlahor delivers Charlie Wyke exit verdict

Former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor has stated that Charlie Wyke could step up to play for Celtic.

The striker is out of contract at the Stadium of Light this summer and is expected to leave.

When asked by Football Insider if Wyke could do a job for the Hoops, Agbonlahor said: “I think so. Celtic are in talks for a brilliant signing if they get it done.

“Yes, it’s a big step up but he’s a quality player in League One

"I’m sure he can make that step up fine and continue to improve.”

Sheffield Wednesday eye potentially important deal

Darren Moore is reportedly keen on Doncaster Rovers midfield John Bostock.

Moore signed Bostock while he was in charge at Rovers.

The Wednesday boss is considering making a move for Bostock as he looks to add quality.

It is understood that Doncaster would be open to letting the 29-year-old depart.

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