Sunderland AFC transfer news: Cats to sign ex-Leeds United man, MK Dons eye former 'target', West Brom winger arrives on Wearside for trial

Sunderland are set to face Lincoln City in the first leg of the League One play-off semi-finals – but here, we take a look at the biggest stories from around the web.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 7:31 pm

The Black Cats drew against Northampton Town at the Stadium of Light in their last league game before the play-offs to secure sixth place.

Here, though, we take you through all of the latest news and talk from around the division that you may have missed today:

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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Gwion Edwards of Ipswich Town in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Northampton Town and Ipswich Town at PTS Academy Stadium on April 20, 2021 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Former Sunderland and Preston North End target in talks with MK Dons

MK Dons have held talks with Ipswich Town winger Gwion Edwards over a potential free transfer.

The winger was linked with a move to Sunderland last January with Football Insider claiming that Preston and Sunderland wanted to sign Ipswich Town attacker.

But Edwards, 28, ended up staying put in Suffolk.

But a report on Football League World now claims that Edwards is wanted by MK Dons although he is in discussions with Ipswich Town over a new deal.

Edwards is one of a number of players are out of contract at Portman Road this summer and is said to be undecided as to where he’ll be next year.

Former Sunderland summer striking target transfer-listed and set for big-money move

In other news, former Sunderland target Mo Eisa has been transfer-listed by Peterborough United.

Sunderland were keen on Eisa in the summer of 2018 following their relegation to League One, but he eventually joined Bristol City – teaming up with Lee Johnson at Ashton Gate.

Sunderland reportedly tie-up deal for Leeds United man and take another player on trial

Zimbabwean full-back Ethan Kachosa has reportedly signed a professional deal with Sunderland.

That’s according to Soccer 24.

Kachosa, who was most recently on the books of Premier League side Leeds United, played for the Black Cats’ under-18 side in their win over Everton last weekend - grabbing a goal and assist in the clash.

The Black Cats have also taken West Brom winger Tyrese Dyce on trial, with the teenager featuring for the under-23 side against Stoke City on Monday afternoon as they secured a play-off spot.

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