Sunderland AFC transfer news: Dion Sanderson latest as League One rivals eye £2m striker and Chelsea youngster - Ipswich Town and AFC Wimbledon talk
The transfer window is now open – and Sunderland have work to do.
There has been plenty of talk over the past few weeks ahead of the Black Cats’ fourth straight season in the third tier.
Former Sunderland striker Kyle Lafferty has agreed a move to Anorthosis Famagusta.
Whilst Aiden McGeady has received contract offers elsewhere but 'wants' Sunderland stay as Cats 'accept defeat' over striker deal.
And a Sunderland youngster set for big pre-season after National League promotion play-off final agony
Here, though, we take a look at the latest transfer gossip involving Sunderland and their third-tier rivals:
Kevin Phillips believes that losing Charlie Wyke during this summer transfer window will be a massive blow for Sunderland and Lee Johnson. (Football Insider)
Sheffield United look set to reignite their interest in Wolverhampton Wanderers’ defender Dion Sanderson, who is also wanted by Sunderland. (Sheffield Star)
Celtic have held fresh talks with striker Charlie Wyke over the last week. (Northern Echo)
Ipswich Town have seen their opening bid of £350k for Dundee United goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist. (Daily Record)
Ipswich Town are reportedly ready to recruit Birmingham City striker Sam Cosgrove for a loan move next season. Cosgrove was signed by Blues for a reported £2 million (Birmingham Live)
Chelsea youngster Luke McCormick could be headed for League One this summer with AFC Wimbledon emerging as favourites to sign him. (The Sun)
Derby County are no closer to finalising a deal with out-of-contract striker Martyn Waghorn. The former Sunderland attacker has been linked with both Cardiff City and Ipswich Town this summer. (Derbyshire Live)