Sunderland transfer news: Black Cats linked with £5m-rated Sheffield Wednesday defender

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Sheffield Wednesday defender Tom Lees is the latest player to be linked with a move to Sunderland.

The 25-year-old centre-back is wanted by several clubs including Premier League rivals Burnley and Championship sides Fulham and Derby County, according to the Daily Mail.

Sunderland boss David Moyes has targeted a new centre-back, right-back and striker as his priorities ahead of the new season.

Sunderland are the only club in the top flight yet to make a signing this summer with the new season less than two weeks away.

Lees, a former Leeds United trainee, played 42 games last year and scored three goals.

He has previously been linked with Norwich City and Bristol City in the past.