RECAP: Sunderland transfer news - Cats in talks for Championship ace, defender returns to action, Chris Martin latest

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Sunderland step up their transfer search today - with Chris Coleman closing in on a breakthrough in the hunt for attacking reinforcements.

The Black Cats are desperate for more creativity and firepower and have targeted a Championship winger, plus a couple of strikers in deals they hope to seal in the next 72 hours. Scroll down and refresh for all the updates in our live blog.