Romelu Lukaku departure to Everton means Jose Mourinho has raised...
Usually when a player is deemed surplus to requirements by a manager, he is allowed to leave for a more humble sum than might have been imagined.
Pantilimon insists Sunderland's struggles last season should not discourage potential recruits
The Black Cats endured a long struggle against relegation last term and needed to pull off the unlikeliest of Great Escapes in the final weeks of the season to avoid the drop.
Costel Pantilimon makes Sunderland debut and Adam Johnson returns...
The 6ft 8in keeper, who joined on a free transfer from Manchester City during the summer, was largely a spectator during the pre-season friendly against the League Two side.
Jesus Navas Faces Battle to Establish Himself in Manchester City Starting XI
He offered out-and-out width after a season defined by City's inability to switch from their narrow formation when things 't going according to plan.
A Different League
Sunderland make enquiry over Atletico's Rodriguez
Sunderland have made an enquiry to Spanish champions Atletico Madrid over the availability of winger Christian Rodriguez, who is said to want to leave the Vincente Calderon, the Daily Mail has reported.