League One transfer gossip: Sunderland close to takeover, Cats eye ex-Nottingham Forest defender, Four parties trying to save Bury on D-day

Here are the League One and Two rumours from around the web:

Friday, 23rd August 2019, 06:45 am
Joel Lynch was released by Queens Park Rangers at the end of last season

An American investment group, made up of four men, is close to taking a controlling share at Sunderland. (Sunderland Echo – full story HERE)

The Black Cats are looking into signing former Nottingham Forest and QPR defender Joel Lynch on a free transfer. (The Sun)

Black Cats boss Jack Ross hopes to sign two defenders by the end of the next week to provide competition for places. (Sunderland Echo)

Blackpool manager Simon Grayson says he will not allow any players to leave Bloomfield Road - unless he can add to his squad. (Blackpool Gazette)

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Oxford United boss Karl Robinson has revealed midfielder Mark Sykes is available for loan. He only joined the club in January. (Banbury Cake)

Bury owner Steve Dale has revealed four parties are interested in saving the club from liquidation, with one in advanced talks. (Sky Sports)