McClean Joins Sunderland
Steve Bruce added another hot prospect in the shape of James McClean from Derry City for a fee of approx £350k.
McClean is a left winger and has been the shining talents for Derry and scored a total of 18 goals in 73 appearances.
Steve Bruce told the official website www.safc.com: 'James is an outstanding young talent and has rightly attracted interest from a number of clubs over the summer so we're very pleased that he sees his future at Sunderland.
'I'm delighted with what we've been able to do over the summer. We've the makings of a very good squad and James will now have every chance to come here and make that next step in his career.'