Sunderland 'agree deal' for Premier League youngster and line-up another swoop ahead of busy summer

Sunderland are set to kick-off their League One play-off campaign next week at Lincoln City – but transfer talk has already begun.

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 11:00 am

Here’s the latest speculation from around the Stadium of Light and the third tier in general:

- Zimbabwean full-back Ethan Kachosa has reportedly signed a professional deal with Sunderland. 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 (Soccer 24)

- 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 (Sunderland Echo)

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Sunderland 'agree deal' for Premier League youngster and line-up another swoop ahead of busy summer

- Sean Roughan has spent time on trial with Premier League side Southampton, after the 17-year-old caught the eye at Lincoln City (Lincolnshire Live)

- League Two side Colchester United are keen on a move for Alan Judge, who has departed Ipswich Town after his contract expired (Colchester Gazette)

- Swindon Town midfielder Scott Twine says he could stay with the Robins after their drop into League Two – despite rumoured interest from the Championship and League One (Swindon Advertiser)

- Steve Evans has admitted that Gillingham will keep tabs on their returning loan players, such as Olly Lee, ahead of potential permanent moves (Kent Online)

- Ipswich remain in contract talks with Gwion Edwards, with the Tractor Boys keen to see the winger sign a new deal amid rumoured interest from Sunderland and Preston North End (East Anglian Daily Times)

- Jordan Rhodes is thought to be a man in demand as his contract at recently relegated Sheffield Wednesday comes to an end. Ipswich and Huddersfield Town have reportedly offered the striker three-year deals (Football Insider)

- Frank Nouble could be set to join Colchester after being one of several players released by Plymouth Argyle this week (Chelmsford Weekly News)

- Grant McCann says that none of the Hull City’s prize assets will be up for sale this summer after the club were promoted the Championship, although some may leave to seek first-team football (Hull Live)

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