UK time is: 19:58:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gyan Signs in Record Deal

Steve Bruce finally found a replacement for Kenwyne Jones this evening as the club swooped for Ghanian World Cup star, Asamoah Gyan.

The 13M+ deal from French club Rennes broke the clubs record transfer, beating Darren Bent's 10M move last summer and Bruce will be delighted to finally land his man after tracking him for over a year.

Asamoah joins fellow Ghanian John Mensah at the club and he will hope to forge a fruitful partnership with Bent this season.

The move was essential for the club as Fraizer Campbell was ruled out for at least 6 months with cruciate ligament damge. Martyn Waghorn, leaving the club to join Leicester for 3M to fund the Gyan move, would have left us with just two recognised strikers in Bent & on loan Danny Welbeck.

Asamoah tonight praised the club's 'incredible' fans and this is indeed an incredible signing for Bruce, Quinn & Walton whom all fans should be thankful to, aswell as owner Ellis Short who continues to fund the club with his wealth.

-Teemu Tainio left the club tonight after the club cancelled his contract by mutual consent.



-SAFC Reserves lost 3-1 to derby rivals Newcastle Utd tonight at the Stadium of Light. The match was watched by new signing Asamoah Gyan.




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:Tuesday August 31 2010

Time: 8:50PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Gyan on lad!
GazJohnson
Report Abuse
31/08/2010 21:29:00

Great signing. It's good to see a board backing the manager with money. If only Everton could do that!
Vanilla Ice
Report Abuse
31/08/2010 21:46:00

I am sooooooooooooooo jealous!
Chuckmeister_EFC
Report Abuse
31/08/2010 21:51:00

Excellent signing by Bruce and it's nice to see that we can attract players of Gyan's undoubted quality coming to the SOL.
TooTall
Report Abuse
31/08/2010 23:03:00

You could have given us that cash for N'Zogbia....whats up with yer?
worbo
Report Abuse
01/09/2010 07:36:00

Wait til Jan Worbo and he will come.
GazJohnson
Report Abuse
01/09/2010 23:38:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Shrewsbury Snap Up Sunderland Starlet. (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Mavrias Interesting Celtic (Wednesday January 28 2015)

U21's Beat Man City Again (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Jones Looking To Go On Good Home Run (Monday January 26 2015)

Turnaround To Start With Burnley (Monday January 26 2015)

Gus: 'Poor Game Overall' (Monday January 26 2015)

Stats: Black Cats v Fulham (Saturday January 24 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Dirty Dave 32
2. Gregory Pecker 26
3. Book Thief 24
4. idle eric 21
5. Sunderlandsno1 18
6. Barry Green 17
7. JoJoGrant 9
8. smegma 6
9. roggy 5
10. andyj1973 4

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Crystal Palace 22 5 8 9 -8 23
14. WBA 22 5 7 10 -9 22
15. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
16. Sunderland 22 3 11 8 -14 20
17. Burnley 22 4 8 10 -15 20
18. Hull City 22 4 7 11 -10 19
19. Q.P.R. 22 5 4 13 -16 19

Breaking League News

United v Leicester - Stat Attack
Man Utd : 30/01/2015 19:56:00
Souare Signs From Lille
Crystal Palace : 30/01/2015 19:55:00
Arsenal v Aston Villa Match Preview
Arsenal : 30/01/2015 19:33:00
Swansea Unlikely To Agree Fee With Norwich For Ols
Swansea : 30/01/2015 19:03:00
Stoke City v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 30/01/2015 19:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Fulham
Suggested By:  
Mannone 9%
Vergini 0%
O'Shea 0%
Coates 0%
Jones 43%
Larsson 6%
Bridcutt 0%
Rodwell (sent off) 0%
van Aanholt 6%
Fletcher 0%
Defoe 18%
Wickham 66' 6%
Buckley 76' 0%
None of the above 12%