Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

The Rock Wants To Stay

The Rock Wants To Stay

John Mensah wants to turn his loan deal at the stadium of light into a permanent one.

The Ghanaian`s agent, Fabien Piveteau, announced that the defender has his heart set on staying up in Wearside beyond the expiry of his season-long loan from Lyon.

Piveteau said: 'John definitely wants to stay.

'He wants to be at Sunderland very much.

'He likes the club, he loves the atmosphere of the crowd and the supporters and he sees Sunderland as his future if they want him to stay.

'It is a loan deal but he has always wanted to stay.

'There have been no discussions yet between the manager and John but they have to take up an option before May 30 if they want to keep him, so we will see what happens.'

Although Mensah hasn`t has the most consistent of seasons due to injury, his impact in the back four has been outstanding.

He has only made seven appearances for the Black Cats and boss Steve Bruce will want to see more before he decides on progressing the deal further.

The 27-year-old looks to have kept his spot in the centre of defence after coming through the arsenal game with out injury.

But the Sunderland medical team will reassess his occurring injuries in the next few months to see if Mensah is capable of playing in the Premier League



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Michael Briggs
Date:Friday February 26 2010
Time: 5:34PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Stats: Brentford v Sunderland

All the stats from Brentford (3) vs (3) Sunderland, Griffin Park, 21/10/17 Att: 10,726

Follow On Twitter - Brentford v Sunderland - 21-10-17

Sunderland go to Griffin Park as the visitors to Brentford today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - Championship - 21st-22nd October 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 21st-22nd October.

Officials - Brentford v Sunderland (21/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Brentford and Sunderland this Saturday.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Jones0%
Kone0%
O'Shea0%
Oviedo0%
Watmore0%
Ndong0%
Cattermole0%
McGeady0%
Honeyman0%
Grabban0%
Sub - McManaman0%
Sub - Vaughan0%
Sub - Gooch0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football