Sunderland AFC transfer news RECAP: Seven players released plus takeover latest

A busy summer is in store at the Stadium of Light, with takeover and transfer activity set to ramp up a notch.

We’ll have the latest on both fronts – plus all the big news from the Black Cats – right here. Scroll down and refresh the page for the latest throughout the day:

Jason Pearce has been linked with a move to Sunderland

Jason Pearce has been linked with a move to Sunderland