Sunderland transfer and takeover news RECAP: Why Cats rejected chance to sign Posh winger plus left-back hunt latest

Sunderland added defender Joel Lynch to the squad on Bank Holiday Monday with Jack Ross looking to sign a left-back on a permanent deal before the September 2 deadline.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 19:18 pm

We’ll have the latest from the Stadium of Light throughout the day as the club’s pursuit of a new defender hots up, plus we’ll have all the build-up from the Carabao Cup clash against Burnley at Turf Moor on Wednesday night. Sunderland are in good form after four straight wins in all competitions after a sticky start to the campaign with back-to-back draws. Sunderland have bounced back strongly since in their quest for promotion.

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Joel Lynch has signed a one-year deal at Sunderland.