Sunderland AFC transfer and takeover news RECAP: Cats 'battle' Celtic for £3m-rated left-back and have League One game postponed

Sunderland have strengthened with defender Joel Lynch coming in on a free transfer with Jack Ross looking to sign a left-back on a permanent deal before the September 2 deadline.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 4:50 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 tonight. 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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Sunderland travel to Burnley to face Sean Dyche's side in the Carabao Cup this evening.