Sunderland A.F.C. - SAFC Transfer Rumour Mill #4
UK time is: 07:28:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

SAFC Transfer Rumour Mill #4

Strikers are the recurrent theme of today's Transfer Rumour Mill it seems, with Sunderland 'missing out' on one and being linked with another.

With Nicklas Bendtner injured until the middle of February, the Black Cats are already being linked with a short-term replacement in Bolton's Kevin Davies.

Davies, 34, has not been assured of his Premier League place this season for the Trotters with the likes of David N'Gog preferred up front.

However, with Sunderland lacking a physical presence up front, the one-time England cap has been linked.

As cagey on the subject as ever, Martin O'Neill told The Sunderland Echo that loans were something to consider:

"The loan market is something that ourselves and others are looking at but there doesn`t seem to be a lot of stuff happening.

"We had a passive interest in things but the Nicklas Bendtner situation - with him being out for weeks - means that it is now something that we really have to look at.'

The striker 'missed out' on was former PSG man, Melvut Erding, who has since joined Asamoah Gyan's former club, Rennes.

Finally, there's Sporting Lisbon playmaker, Adrien Silva.

The 22 year-old is highly-rated in his home country of Portugal and has U21 caps for his nation.

Everton, Blackburn and Swansea are also believed to be interested in the £5m-rated midfielder, according to The Daily Mail.

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: safc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 26 2012

Time: 11:06AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Roy Keane Gives His Opinion (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Advocaat Speaks To Dutch Media. (Monday October 5 2015)

Redknapp Not The Man For Sunderland (Monday October 5 2015)

Stats: Black Cats v West Ham (Saturday October 3 2015)

Black Cats v WHU: Team News (Saturday October 3 2015)

The Sunderland Injury Table Updated (Friday October 2 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. Stoke 8 2 3 3 -2 9
15. AFC Bournemouth 8 2 2 4 -2 8
16. Chelsea 8 2 2 4 -5 8
17. WBA 8 2 2 4 -5 8
18. Aston Villa 8 1 1 6 -5 4
19. Sunderland 8 0 3 5 -10 3
20. Newcastle 8 0 3 5 -11 3

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Open season on José as Capello, Cruyff pile on
» Chelsea : 06/10/2015 22:00:01
Diouf's mother dies in Mecca stampede
» Stoke : 06/10/2015 21:34:00
Allardyce Fans Favourite for Sunderland Post
» West Ham : 06/10/2015 19:23:00
Shaw Makes First Carrington Return
» Man Utd : 06/10/2015 19:06:00
Martial Scoops PFA Award
» Man Utd : 06/10/2015 18:55:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who would you like as the next boss?
Suggested By:  
Big Sam 1%
Nigel Pearson 33%
Harry Redknapp 0%
Paul Lambert 0%
David Moyes 0%
Sean Dyche 0%
Brendan Rodgers 0%
Another 66%