Sunderland AFC transfer news RECAP: Cats launch third bid for Wigan Athletic ace Will Grigg plus Manchester City build-up

Sunderland host Manchester City U21s in the quarter-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night - while transfer business ramps up off the pitch.

Monday, 21st January 2019, 6:49 pm
Updated Monday, 21st January 2019, 7:05 pm
Sunderland are trying to sign Wigan Athletic striker Will Grigg.

Sunderland are trying to bring in at least one other striker this month, with Wigan Athletic ace Will Grigg the No.1 priority. The Black Cats have made a third bid for the forward, with both clubs awaiting news on the severity of his ankle injury.

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Sunderland are trying to sign Wigan Athletic striker Will Grigg.