Sunderland AFC transfer and takeover news RECAP: Defender bid rejected as injury blow revealed

Sunderland are ramping up their efforts to sign a new left-back ahead of the September 2 deadline.

Thursday, 29th August 2019, 18:51 pm

The Black Cats have made adding a new full-back a priority before the transfer window for League One and Two clubs closes on Monday at 5pm. We’ll have the latest transfer news in our live SAFC blog throughout the day plus all the fallout from the Carabao Cup tie against Burnley away at Turf Moor last night. Jack Ross is due to hold his press conference this afternoon ahead of the weekend trip to Peterborough United in League One. Simply click refresh and scroll down for live updates throughout the day.

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