RECAP: Sunderland boss identifies transfer targets, winger signs new deal, Ladies sign Liverpool and Celtic stars

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The January transfer window is hotting up nicely, with Sunderland AFC looking to bolster their squad with three new signings.

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Boss Sam Allardyce - who also wants to ship out some of the deadwood. - today held his pre-match press conference ahead of the Premier League clash with AFC Bournemouth at home on Saturday.

And he revealed he wants a goalkeeper, defender and striker before the transfer window closes.

The Sunderland boss said today: "We've already got two in and we are obviously pushing for two more outfield players if we can.

"Now Costel [Pantilimon] has gone, I think I need to find a third goalkeeper as well, which I don't think will be a problem."

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Promising winger Reece Greenwood also signed a new contract, while Sunderland Ladies have been busy too.

Read about their double swoop here:
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