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Official: Younes Kaboul Joins Sunderland Despite Being Very Rude About Them A Few Years Ago

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"I'm so very happy to be here"

The transfer of Younes Kaboul from Tottenham to Sunderland went through yesterday evening with the French centre-half signing a three-year deal at the Stadium of Light.

The £4million deal was struck despite Kaboul or more precisely, his agent once having some rather unflattering things to say about the Black Cats after finding himselfthe subject of a bid from Roy Keane's side back in the summer of 2008.

So Long Santiago Vergini, We Hardly Knew Ye – Routinely Amusing Sunderland Defender Joins Getafe On Loan

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There we were, merrily going about our morning;bright of eye, ruddy of cheek. Nae a cloud in the sky nor a care in the world.

Then, then came the awfulnews through...

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Transfer Balls: Pedro Prepped For Chelsea Move, Di Maria Destined For PSG, McCarthy Moving To Man City

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Pedro Prepped For Chelsea

Chelsea will wrap up the signing of Pedro next week, according to the Star. The Barcelona winger has struggled for game time behind the Messi-Suarez-Neymar forward line and is now looking for a move away from the Nou Camp.

Transfer Balls: Man Utd Ogle Oblak, West Ham Tempted By Townsend, Citizens To Finally Seal Sterling Deal

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Man Utd Ogle Oblak

Manchester United are heading back to Spain to find a replacement for David De Gea, according to the Star.

Transfer Balls: Man City Do Deal For Delph, Newcastle Mad For Mitrovic, Sunderland Focus On Lens

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By Alan Duffy

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Citizens Doing Deal For Delph

The Mirror report that Manchester City are hoping to sign Fabian Delph for just £10million.

Transfer Balls: Di Maria Destined For Bayern (Or Barcelona), Newcastle Thwarted Over Thauvin, Arsenal Miss Out On Martinez

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By Alan Duffy

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Di Maria Destined For Bayern

With Manchester United eager to secure the services of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Bayern Munich are apparently now keen to add Angel Di Maria to any deal between the two clubs.

Transfer Balls: Man Utd Reel In Ramos, Liverpool Bid For Bacca, Southampton Set For Austin

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Red Devils Reel In Ramos

With Sergio Ramos apparently unhappy at the Bernabeu, the Metro are quick to link the swashbuckling defender with a move to Manchester United.

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Sunderland sign Younes Kaboul from Spurs

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You can also follow #SAFC's newest signing on Twitter, so give @YounsKabs4 your best Wearside welcomes now! pic.twitter.com/ZGMSIo1N0F ...

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Spurs defender Younes Kaboul undergoing Sunderland medical

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Tottenham Hotspur defender Younes Kaboul is currently undergoing a medical at Sunderland, according to Sky Sports. The report claims that Kaboul is...

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Spurs want £15m for reported Aston Villa target Andros Townsend

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Tottenham Hotspur will demand a fee of around £15m for winger Andros Townsend, according to the Daily Mail. The England international fought his way...

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Video: Liverpool’s Sebastian Coates signs for Sunderland

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Liverpool centre-back Sebastian Coates has completed a permanent move to Sunderland, where he spent last season on loan. The Black Cats have released...

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Sunderland want Arsenal’s Carl Jenkinson on loan

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Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson is a summer transfer target for Sunderland, according to the Newcastle Chronicle. The England international spent...

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Sunderland linked with deal to sign Man City midfielder

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Manchester City midfielder Seko Fofana is a transfer target for Sunderland, according to the Sunderland Echo. The 20-year-old former France Under-19...

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Younes Kaboul set for move from Spurs to Sunderland tonight

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Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul is having a medical on Wearside as Sunderland attempt to clinch a second major signing inside 24 hours.

Press Association Sport understands the £5million-rated Frenchman was undergoing tests on Thursday afternoon with a view to completing a move.

Kaboul rejected the chance to join the Black Cats seven years ago when the club, then managed by Roy Keane, made a joint £23million offer for him, Pascal Chimbonda, Teemu Tainio and Steed Malbranque.

Younes Kaboul set for move from Spurs to Sunderland tonight

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Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul is having a medical on Wearside as Sunderland attempt to clinch a second major signing inside 24 hours.

Press Association Sport understands the £5million-rated Frenchman was undergoing tests on Thursday afternoon with a view to completing a move.

Kaboul rejected the chance to join the Black Cats seven years ago when the club, then managed by Roy Keane, made a joint £23million offer for him, Pascal Chimbonda, Teemu Tainio and Steed Malbranque.

Sunderland sign Dutch international midfielder Jeremain Lens

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Holland midfielder Jeremain Lens has completed his move from Dynamo Kiev to Sunderland, signing a four-year contract with the Wearside club on Wednesday.

It is understood the Black Cats have paid a fee in the region of £8million for the 27-year-old, who can play on the wing or as a forward.

Sunderland sign Dutch international midfielder Jeremain Lens

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Holland midfielder Jeremain Lens has completed his move from Dynamo Kiev to Sunderland, signing a four-year contract with the Wearside club on Wednesday.

It is understood the Black Cats have paid a fee in the region of £8million for the 27-year-old, who can play on the wing or as a forward.

2015 Premier League Summer Transfer Window: What Every Team Needs (Part 2 – Newcastle to West Ham)

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Dick Advocaat wants four more signings at Sunderland

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Dick Advocaat has revealed he wants up to four more summer signings as he attempts to rebuild his Sunderland team.

The 67-year-old Dutchman agreed to return to the Stadium of Light as head coach last month after initially rejecting the opportunity to reprise his nine-game cameo at the end of last season, during which he guided the club away from relegation trouble and ultimately preserved their Barclays Premier League status.

Dick Advocaat wants four more signings at Sunderland

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Dick Advocaat has revealed he wants up to four more summer signings as he attempts to rebuild his Sunderland team.

The 67-year-old Dutchman agreed to return to the Stadium of Light as head coach last month after initially rejecting the opportunity to reprise his nine-game cameo at the end of last season, during which he guided the club away from relegation trouble and ultimately preserved their Barclays Premier League status.

Liverpool confirm defender transfer

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Liverpool have confirmed their defender Sebastian Coates has joined Sunderland on a permanent transfer on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old was not included in Brendan Rodgers' plan last season and was sent out on-loan to the Stadium of Light.

Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates signs for Sunderland

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Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat secured his first signing on Wednesday evening when Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates completed a permanent switch to the Stadium of Light.

The 24-year-old Uruguay international, who had a year remaining on his contract at Anfield, has signed a four-year deal and joins for an undisclosed fee understood to be in the region of B£2million.

Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates signs for Sunderland

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Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat secured his first signing on Wednesday evening when Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates completed a permanent switch to the Stadium of Light.

The 24-year-old Uruguay international, who had a year remaining on his contract at Anfield, has signed a four-year deal and joins for an undisclosed fee understood to be in the region of B£2million.

Liverpool to complete transfer within next 24 hours

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The summer transfer window officially gets underway from 1st July, that is from today. Liverpool have done some smart business already as Brendan Rodgers keen to reshape his squad for the new season.

The Merseyside giants have already completed deals for six players, including the high profile signing of Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim.

Sunderland want to sign Stewart Downing from West Ham United

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Sunderland are hoping to push home their interest in West Ham midfielder Stewart Downing as head coach Dick Advocaat awaits a transfer breakthrough.

Press Association Sport understands the Black Cats are looking to take advantage of new Hammers boss Slaven Bilic's squad re-shaping program to persuade the 30-year-old England midfielder to return to his native north-east.

Sunderland want to sign Stewart Downing from West Ham United

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Sunderland are hoping to push home their interest in West Ham midfielder Stewart Downing as head coach Dick Advocaat awaits a transfer breakthrough.

Press Association Sport understands the Black Cats are looking to take advantage of new Hammers boss Slaven Bilic's squad re-shaping program to persuade the 30-year-old England midfielder to return to his native north-east.

Sunderland bid for Newcastle target Georginio Wijnaldum

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Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley is facing a battle to make a summer transfer breakthrough after neighbors Sunderland entered the race to capture one of Steve McClaren's top targets.

Press Association Sport understands the Black Cats have made an offer of in excess of £11million for PSV Eindhoven's highly-rated midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, a man identified by the Magpies' new head coach as a key acquisition following his appointment earlier this month.

Sunderland bid for Newcastle target Georginio Wijnaldum

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Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley is facing a battle to make a summer transfer breakthrough after neighbors Sunderland entered the race to capture one of Steve McClaren's top targets.

Press Association Sport understands the Black Cats have made an offer of in excess of £11million for PSV Eindhoven's highly-rated midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, a man identified by the Magpies' new head coach as a key acquisition following his appointment earlier this month.

Sunderland announce 2015 North America summer tour

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Sunderland AFC has announced plans for a summer tour of the USA and Canada ahead of the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League season.

After leading The Black Cats to Premier League safety last season, Dutch manager Dick Advocaat will lead his team across the Atlantic for three friendly fixtures.

Sunderland announce 2015 North America summer tour

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Sunderland AFC has announced plans for a summer tour of the USA and Canada ahead of the 2015/16 Barclays Premier League season.

After leading The Black Cats to Premier League safety last season, Dutch manager Dick Advocaat will lead his team across the Atlantic for three friendly fixtures.

Dick Advocaat decides to stay as Sunderland boss

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Dick Advocaat changed his mind over returning to Sunderland after owner Ellis Short refused to leave him alone.

The 67-year-old reluctantly turned down the offer of an extended stay on Wearside days after the Barclays Premier League season drew to a close after his successful mission to preserve the Black Cats' top-flight status.

Dick Advocaat decides to stay as Sunderland boss

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Dick Advocaat changed his mind over returning to Sunderland after owner Ellis Short refused to leave him alone.

The 67-year-old reluctantly turned down the offer of an extended stay on Wearside days after the Barclays Premier League season drew to a close after his successful mission to preserve the Black Cats' top-flight status.

‘They Wouldn’t Stop Calling’ – Dick Advocaat Agrees To One More Year At Sunderland After Being Harassed Into It

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After just about guiding the club to Premier League survival this season, Dick Advocaat has U-turned his retirement plans and signed up for one more year of fun and frolics at Sunderland.

With Sunderland entrenched in the relegation mire and the situation looking increasingly dire week by week, Gus Poyet was sacked and Advocaat was broughtin on an interim basis in March vowing that the gig would be his last in club football.

Newcastle United

Newcastle Close In On Wijnaldum After He Turns Down Sunderland

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The Sunday People are repenting on Sunday that Newcastle are closing in on 24 year-old Dutch International midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum as his first signing for Newcastle, and the report says that he has turned down Sunderland. Georginio Wijnaldum Newcastlereported close to signing The report suggests that the player would cost Newcastleup to ­£15M, but [.

Sunderland Could Beat Newcastle To Dutch International

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Voetbal International are reporting tonight that Sunderland are moving in to try to get 22 year-old Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel on loan for the season, but sadly there is no mention of Newcastle at all. Marco van Ginkel Sunderland want him It could well be an advantage that Sunderland have a Dutch manager [.

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Sporting Trialing Former Ghana Captain

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Reports are that Sporting KC is bringing in the former captain of the Ghanaian national team, John Mensah in on trial. The 32 year old center back last played with FC Nitra in the Slovakian league, but has spent time with the likes of Lyon, Rennes, Sunderland, and Chievo. He's appeared 86 times for his country, including the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, captaining Ghana in the 2010 World Cup when they made the quarterfinals.

Fee Agreed: Liverpool agree to sell defender for £4m

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According to reports from the Liverpool Echo, Liverpool have agreed to sell Sebastian Coastes to Sunderland for a fee of £4m. Coates' involvement in the Copa America ended on Wednesday when holders Uruguay lost to Chile in the quarter finals.

Video: Stoke’s Jon Walters and an own goal from Sunderland’s John O’Shea (Rep of Ireland 1-1 Scotland)

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Republic of Ireland and Scotland drew 1-1 yesterday in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Dublin. The tie makes Scotland firm favourites to beat Martin...

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Sunderland Roll Out Handsome New 2015/16 Home Kit With ‘Modern Twist’ (Photos)

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Granted, there's only so much you can do with red and white stripes, but we happen to think the 2015/16 edition of Sunderland's home shirt as unveiled this very morning is really rather smart...

According to the Adidas blurb, the new Sun'lan strip has been given a "modern twist" by using white rather than red as the base colour.

Sunderland Fans Raise £2,000 To Buy Flowers For Dick Advocaat’s Wife

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With the news that Dick Advocaat has U-turned on his retirement plans and signed up for one more year on Wearside after being pestered into it, grateful Sunderland fans have decided to show their appreciationby clubbing together to buy his wife some flowers.