Sunderland AFC transfer gossip: Cats suffer transfer blow as target eyed by Huddersfield Town, Stoke City and Birmingham City

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Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 12:26 pm

And there has been plenty of speculation over the past few weeks ahead of Sunderland’s fourth straight season in League One.

The Black Cats were dealt a potential transfer blow as Celtic were told to 'take a chance' on Black Cats man.

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Dion Sanderson

Here, though, we take a look at the latest transfer news from Sunderland and around League One:

Sunderland will have to beat off competition from at least three clubs in the Championship if they are to sign Dion Sanderson this summer. (Northern Echo)

Sheffield United are said to be interested in Sanderson alongside Huddersfield Town, Stoke City and Birmingham City. (Various)

Ipswich Town ‘remain’ in talks with Gwion Edwards over a new deal. The Welshman has been linked with a move to the Stadium of Light. (East Anglian Daily Times)

Jermain Defoe has signed a new contract with Rangers – after being linked with a dramatic return to Sunderland. (Sunderland Echo)

Sheffield Wednesday’s talks with Charles Hagan are ‘progressing well’. Hagan, 19, is out of contract at the end of the month and is believed to be keen on staying at Hillsborough. (Sheffield Star)

Fleetwood Town have announced an addition to their goalkeeping ranks with the signing of Harry Wright. The 22-year-old, released by Ipswich Town at the end of the season, has signed a two-year deal at Highbury. (Blackpool Gazette)

Preston North End and Middlesbrough are both interested in Cambridge United’s Paul Mullin. (Football Insider)

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