Kyril Louis-Dreyfus sends classy message to departing Sunderland man as Charlie Wyke update delivered

With the League One season now having come to a close, Sunderland’s focus turns to the transfer market.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 4:00 pm

Incomings and outgoings are expected at the Stadium of Light this summer, with a host of deals already mooted.

Here, we take a look at the latest news from the Black Cats:

Charlie Wyke latest as Nottingham Forest, Celtic and Ipswich Town linked

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Kyril Louis-Dreyfus sends classy message to departing Sunderland man as Charlie Wyke update delivered

There is a ‘growing expectation’ that Charlie Wyke will leave Sunderland this summer – according to reports.

The striker has been offered fresh terms by the Black Cats but is understood to have attracted interest from a number of clubs.

Nottingham Forest, Ipswich Town and Celtic are among those to have been linked with Wyke after he netted 31 times for the club during the 2020/21 season.

And Football Insider have claimed that Sunderland are growing resigned to losing Wyke, with no agreement over a new deal yet to be found.

Kyril Louis-Dreyfus sends classy message to Grant Leadbitter

Sunderland chairman Kyril Louis-Dreyfus has sent a message of thanks to departing midfielder Grant Leadbitter.

The 35-year-old will be leaving the club when his contract expires in June and posted an emotional farewell to supporters of the Black Cats on Instagram.

And in response that post , Louis-Dreyfus sent a classy message to the midfielder.

He said: “Thank you for everything and all the best.”

Non-executive director David Jones also posted a message of thanks, saying: “Good luck @gleadbitter23 and thankyou”

A host of other current and former players – including Lynden Gooch, Aiden O’Brien and Martyn Waghorn – also replied to the post.

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