Sunderland AFC latest: Amad Diallo situation, Manchester City, Manchester United keen on signing Black Cats star

Sunderland is already the subject of numerous transfer rumours.

Sunderland supporters have undoubtedly had a promising start to the Championship season.

After missing out on a second consecutive promotion via the Championship play-offs at the end of last season, the Black Cats have started this season strongly, hoping to go one better this time around.

Tony Mowbray’s team are presently fourth in the second-tier rankings, with a trip to Stoke City on Saturday afternoon marking their return from the international break.

As a result, there have been numerous reports circulating about the north-east club in recent days.

So, with that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most recent Sunderland news items right here.

Six Premier League clubs chasing Jack Clark

Clarke was a vital figure in Sunderland’s run to the play-offs last season, sparking a lot of discussion about his future in the summer, and he has continued to excel for the Black Cats this season, so it appears interest in him is growing.

According to TEAMtalk, Brighton, Crystal Palace, and Burnley are all set to make summer approaches for the winger, with Bournemouth, Wolves, and Brentford also keen in bringing the 22-year-old to the Premier League.


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Sunderland are understood to value Clarke at roughly £20 million, with those clubs ready to launch the bidding at £15 million, although the winger’s former club Tottenham could be entitled to around 50% of any amount paid for Clarke due to a provision in his move to the Stadium of Light.

Manchester City, Manchester United keen on Black Cats prospect

Sunderland have acquired a reputation in recent seasons for bringing through young players, and it appears that one of those is now garnering notice before even making the step-up to competitive senior games.

Manchester City and Manchester United, according to iNews, are both interested in young Black Cats goalkeeper Matthew Young.

The 16-year-old is already a regular for Sunderland’s Under 18s, and it is believed that both Manchester clubs have been watching him throughout the season as they consider moves for a goalkeeper who is expected to follow in the footsteps of Jordan Pickford.

Amad Diallo return mooted

Diallo was another key player in Sunderland’s run to the play-offs last season while on loan from Manchester United, but an injury in pre-season has prevented him from making an impact at Old Trafford this season.


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With the winger nearing the end of his rehabilitation, iNews reported recently that Sunderland might be willing to loan him out again in January to assist him regain match fitness.

Meanwhile, TEAMtalk has reported that United might be willing to let Diallo transfer elsewhere on a temporary basis again at the turn of the year, boosting Sunderland’s chances of bringing the winger back to the Stadium of Light.

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