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Sunderland closing in on Amad Diallo deal



An replace has emerged on Sunderland and their pursuit of Amad Diallo in the summertime switch window…

What’s the speak?

The Every day Mail’s Craig Hope has claimed that the Black Cats are on the verge of bringing the Ivorian in on a brief foundation.

He Tweeted: “Sunderland are closing in on a mortgage transfer for Manchester United winger Amad Diallo.”

The window slams shut on Thursday at 11 pm and the membership look set to safe the gem’s companies with out dashing about on the final minute.

Tony Mowbray’s personal Aiden McGeady

Solarderland officially appointed Tony Mowbray on a two-year deal this week and he might now land his personal model of McGeady by signing Amad.

The Irish winger loved a elegant spell with the Black Cats as he racked up 149 appearances, 36 targets, and 34 assists throughout his time on Wearside – a contribution each 2.12 video games.

Would Amad be a superb signing?

He’s recognized for his trickery on the wing, having a talent transfer named after him, and Amad might provide an identical degree of magic – albeit on the opposite facet of the pitch.

England worldwide Luke Shaw beforehand hailed the £29k-per-week earner’s skill on the ball, saying:

“He’s an exquisite expertise and already an exquisite participant so I’m certain followers are wanting ahead to seeing him on the pitch.

“It was attention-grabbing as a result of Harry (Maguire) mentioned to me the opposite day that he reminds him of Mahrez when he was at Leicester. Actually fast, skilful, agility, can flip actually fast, obtained nice abilities and I’d agree with Harry – he does remind me of Mahrez.”

Journalist Josh Bunting claimed that he could be “electric” within the Championship and he embarrassed an opposition participant with a elegant piece of talent throughout his mortgage spell at Rangers final time period.

The 20-year-old gem has the flashy skill on the ball to excite supporters in the way in which that McGeady did, however does he have the top product to match?

In 125 membership matches at youth and senior degree, the Ivorian has discovered the again of the web 48 instances and assisted 29 targets – a contribution each 1.62 video games. This consists of an attention-grabbing six targets and four assists in 5 outings for United’s U21 facet.

If he could make the step to the Championship and chip in with targets and assists at an identical fee to his profession thus far then he might make a huge effect within the remaining third, turning into the left-footed model of McGeady for Mowbray’s Black Cats.