Sunderland AFC transfer rumours: Aiden McGeady linked with shock exit as Cats handed blow in potential Jermain Defoe pursuit and linked with Manchester United stopper

There’s plenty on transfer talk and general gossip swirling around the web as Sunderland prepare to face Lincoln City in the play-off semi-finals.

Sunday, 16th May 2021, 10:43 am

The Black Cats travel to Sincil Bank for the first leg this Wednesday before playing the return game in front of 10,000 fans at the Stadium of Light the following Saturday.

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

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Sunderland player Aiden McGeady shoots to score the second Sunderland goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Sunderland and Oxford United at Stadium of Light.

Sunderland have made an offer to Manchester United youngster Jacob Carney with Brighton and Burnley also in the running to sign the 21-year-old goalkeeper. (Sun on Sunday)

Sunderland-linked Jermain Defoe wants to stay at Rangers ‘forever’. The striker is out of contract at the end of next month and is currently due to become a free agent and has been linked with a return to the Stadium of Light.

However, the former England international has stated he would like to remain with Rangers.

He said “I want to stay here forever. I love it here. Everyone knows it’s special. When I spoke to the manager when I was coming here, the first thing he said is ‘you will love it here.’

“I’ve loved every minute, it’s been fantastic. I’m lost for words, it’s amazing.” (Daily Record)

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson is ‘keen’ on Sunderland winger Aiden McGeady The 35-year-old’s contract expires this summer and newly promoted Posh are said to be interested in a deal for the attacker. (Sun on Sunday)

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