Sunderland's rivals in League One close to transfer breakthrough as new boys eye attacking reinforcement - Cambridge United, Ipswich and Plymouth talk

As ever, there’s plenty of talk surrounding the Black Cats’ rivals at the moment...

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 2:20 pm

Sunderland are prepared to offer 'big wages' to land an in-demand striker wanted by Bristol City and Luton Town.

Whilst Dion Sanderson’s transfer preference ‘revealed’ as one club are prepared to double the Wearsider’s £1million offer.

And the Black Cats have been handed a transfer boost as midfielder 'target' Ethan Ross snubs rival offer amid Blackburn Rovers interest.

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IPSWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Jack Lankester of Ipswich Town competes for the ball with Callum Connolly and Sam Morsy of Wigan Athletic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Wigan Athletic at Portman Road on December 15, 2018 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Here, though, we take you through some of the key Sunderland and League One stories from around the web that you may have missed today:

Sunderland’s rivals in League One close to transfer breakthrough

Plymouth Argyle are close to completing the signing of Cambridge United goalkeeper Callum Burton.

That’s according to Football Insider.

The 24-year-old is out of contract at the League One club at the end of this month.

But the website states that deal is being finalised and all parties are confident it will be completed soon.

Cambridge United eyeing Ipswich Town player

League One new boys Cambridge United are pursuing Ipswich’s Jack Lankester.

The 21-year-old is one of the huge swathe of players told they have no future at Portman Road by Paul Cook.

And that could lead to the midfielder moving to the Abbey Stadium, with Mark Bonner’s side one of the number of league clubs keen on Lankester’s signature.

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