Everything Sunderland and rival Championship fans need to know ahead of summer transfer window opening

The summer transfer window opens Friday, June 10 – but what are the specifics surrounding Sunderland and their fellow English clubs?

Here, we take a look at everything you need to know ahead of the window:

When does the 2022 summer transfer window open for EFL clubs?

The 2022 summer transfer window for EFL clubs will open on June 10 and will close at 11 pm on September 1.

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This is in line with other European leagues.

When does the 2022 summer transfer window open for EFL clubs?

The 2022 summer transfer window for EFL clubs is expected to run over the same course as the Premier League.

That means the window for EFL clubs will open on June 10 and will close at 11 pm on September 1.

What deals can be done during the 2022 summer transfer window?

Sunderland will be able to complete both permanent and loan deals during the summer transfer window, and can also sign free agents should they so wish.

The Black Cats will be able to buy and sell players to any country whose window is open during January – which is practically all of Europe.

Can any players be signed after the 2022 summer transfer window closes?

Yes – Sunderland will be able to sign free agents after the summer if they need to bolster their squad, and providing that they have space under the League One squad and salary caps.

Outgoings could happen after the close of the summer window too, providing the purchasing club are in a country whose window remains open.