Sunderland A.F.C. - The Rock Returns
UK time is: 01:15:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Rock Returns

Lyon have tonight confirmed the loan deal of the 'Rock of Gibraltar', John Mensah to Sunderland.

In a fantastic deal for the football club, Mensah will join on loan initially before signing permanently for around 4M if he plays 25 games next season. He will also sign if the club takes up the option by April 30th 2011.

The stocky central defender was a class act for Sunderland last season but injury prevented him from making a bigger impact.
This deal gives Steve Bruce the ideal solution should Mensah's injury problems continue. It is thought SAFC are just awaiting a work permit to rubber stamp the deal.

Mensah was one of the World Cup's top defenders in South Africa, reaching the Quarter Finals with Ghana.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Paul Wallis Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 6 2010

Time: 11:01PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
will be great to see him back at the SoL, just hope he can stay fit
safc4life11
Report Abuse
11/08/2010 17:03:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Black Cats Land Yedlin On Loan (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Buckley To Bournemouth? (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Borini Back At Stadium of Light (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Aston Villa 2-2 Black Cats (Sunday August 30 2015)

Stats: Aston Villa v Black Cats (Saturday August 29 2015)

Aston Villa vs Sunderland: The Teams (Saturday August 29 2015)

Advocaat Staying At His Post (Saturday August 29 2015)

Matthews Out Of Villa Trip (Friday August 28 2015)

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Norwich 4 1 1 2 -3 4
15. WBA 4 1 1 2 -3 4
16. Spurs 4 0 3 1 -1 3
17. Watford 4 0 3 1 -2 3
18. Stoke 4 0 2 2 -2 2
19. Newcastle 4 0 2 2 -3 2
20. Sunderland 4 0 2 2 -4 2

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Butland wins Norwich Man of the Match poll
Stoke : 01/09/2015 20:18:00
Norwich Sign Jarvis
Norwich : 01/09/2015 20:13:00
Ilori Makes Move On Loan
Aston Villa : 01/09/2015 20:12:00
Ireland wins Tottenham Man of the Match poll
Stoke : 01/09/2015 20:07:01
Chairman Talks Deadline Day
WBA : 01/09/2015 20:04:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Sunderland
Suggested By:  
Villa win 30%
Draw 40%
Sunderland win 30%