Elliot Embleton set to commit his future to Sunderland and sign new contract

Elliot Embleton has committed his future to Sunderland and will sign a new contract early next week.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 10:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th July 2019, 11:16 pm
Elliot Embleton is set to sign a new deal at Sunderland

Ross revealed after the game that the England youth international has agreed terms on a new deal and it will be signed early next week, if not before.

Ross said: “Elliot will sign his contract early next week, that has all been agreed and drawn up.

“If we don’t get it done tomorrow then the start of next week.

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“I was really keen for him to stay at the club and I am glad he has committed.

“He should be giving himself an opportunity to be a player at Sunderland and you saw tonight he is a talented footballer.

“I see him now as a first team squad member. It is about players taking their opportunity.

“He has been good in pre-season.

“It is about kicking on from there.”