Sunderland AFC transfer news: Black Cats join race for ex-Blackburn loanee, Boro launch €9m bid for Serie B striker

Here is the best from today’s Championship transfer news.

Sunderland are set to resume their pre-season campaign on Wednesday morning as they face Jose Mourinho’s Roma in Albufeira.

Thankfully, the 11am kick-off means they shouldn’t have any issues after their clash with Rangers was suspended due to problems with the floodlights.

Despite only playing 45 minutes against the Scottish club, Sunderland impressed as they led 1-0 at half-time.

Alex Neil’s side will be preparing to face some very tough players on Wednesday, with the likes of Nicolo Zaniolo, Nemanja Matic and Tammy Abraham among their ranks.

The Wearside club will then return to the to UK to finish their pre-season campaign with friendlies against Dundee United, Bradford City, Accrington Stanley and Hartlepool United.

Here are today’s rumours...

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