Sunderland AFC transfer news RECAP: Cats miss out on striker deal as Bailey Wright joins Rotherham on loan

The transfer window has shut – with Sunderland making just one new addition on deadline day.
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Defender Joe Anderson has signed for the Black Cats on a three-and-a-half-year deal from Everton, yet there were also hopes that Sunderland could bolster their attacking options.

It means Tony Mowbray’s side will be short of striker options for the second half of the campaign, with top scorer Ross Stewart set to miss the rest of this season with an achilles injury.

Sunderland also allowed defender Bailey Wright to join Championship club Rotherham on loan.

Here’s how deadline day played out: