RECAP: Freddie Ladapo and Will Grigg as Black Cats eye attacker fix

Sunderland drew 3-3 at Adams Park against Wycombe Wanderers in League One on Saturday.

The Wearsiders are next action this coming Tuesday at the Stadium of Light against Lincoln City.

Sunderland struck an early deal after just four days since the clubs were allowed to sign players again.

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Right-back Trai Hume signed on the dotted line at Stadium of Light and becomes Lee Johnson’s first addition this winter.

The Black Cats have reportedly beaten competition from Ligue 1 rivals Lincoln City, Scottish giants Celtic and championship club Stoke City to sign the 19-year-old.

And sporting director Kristjaan Speakman has said Sunderland will not be rushed into deals with senior players coming to the end of their contracts, although he hopes to have some decisions made by the end of the season.

Lynden Gooch, Bailey Wright and Tom Flanagan have been integral parts of Lee Johnson’s starting XI this season, and all of them see their current offers expire at the end of this season.

Sunderland’s sporting director said he has had a dialogue with the players and their representatives, but final decisions have yet to be made.

Hume remains Sunderland’s only window signing to date, but the Black Cats have been linked with several deals.

Here, however, we’ll keep you up to date with the latest happenings for Sunderland and their League One rivals as clubs see deals during the window:

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Last update: Monday January 10th, 2022, 07:44 AM

  • Sunderland has been linked with a deal for Rotherham United Freddie Ladapo
  • Black Cats reportedly consider recalling Will Grigg from Millers loan
  • The Wearsiders face Lincoln City on Tuesday night at the League Stadium of Light
  • Lee Johnson’s side drew 3-3 on Saturday against Wycombe Wanderers in League One last Saturday

Sunderland are reportedly interested in Rotherham striker Freddie Ladapo after recently filing a transfer request.

Ladapo started the last 10 games of the Millers’ Championship before declaring his desire to leave Rotherham.

He was an unused replacement during his side’s FA Cup clash against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday afternoon as Sunderland drew 3-3 with Wycombe Wanderers in League One.

The 28-year-old, who has previously been linked with Sunderland, has scored eight times in 21 Ligue 1 appearances this season, including a brace in October’s 5-1 win over the Black Cats.

Ladapo has played regularly alongside Rotherham’s top scorer Michael Smith this campaign, but will be out of contract this summer – although the Millers have a 12-month option that would extend the deal until the summer of 2023.

But now World football league says Sunderland is interested in a deal to sign striker Ladapo from promotion rivals Rotherham.

Sunderland reconnected with Daniel Jebbison

Sunderland remains interested in Sheffield United striker Daniel Jebbison.

The Black Cats, however, should be “disappointed” in their pursuit of the Sheffield United striker.

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The 18-year-old witnessed Sunderland’s pre-season win over Hull City at the Stadium of Light this summer and looked set to sign a loan at Wearside.

However, the deal turned quiet and Sunderland signed Nathan Broadhead from Everton, while Jebbison headed for Burton Albion.

The player had scored eight goals in 19 games for the Brewers during his time at Pirelli Stadium.

Broadhead was in great shape for Sunderland before suffering a hamstring injury that will keep him out for at least three months.

Reports indicate, however, that the Black Cats are still trying to strike a deal to bring Jebbison to the Stadium of Light.

No progress towards such a deal with Sheffield United has yet been made with the player still at Burton.

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