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Sunderland within the race for Marlos Moreno

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Sunderland are believed to be eyeing a transfer for Manchester Metropolis ahead Marlos Moreno, with the Colombian attracting curiosity from a variety of Championship golf equipment.

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In accordance with Marca, the Black Cats are believed to be one of many sides which can be within the 25-year-old – alongside Middlesbrough – with the 5 foot 7 menace having been the topic of ‘many affords’ from the second tier.

The report means that whereas the eight-cap ace is at present coaching with French outfit Troyes, the participant is eager on a keep in England, albeit with the northeast facet’s present bid stated to have been ‘inadequate’.

Regardless of having been signed by Metropolis again in 2016 on a £4.75m deal from Atletico Nacional, Moreno is but to function for the Etihad outfit, having spent the previous six years out on mortgage at varied golf equipment throughout Europe and South America.

After getting back from his newest momentary spell at Belgian facet Kortrijk over the summer time, he now seems set for pastures new, with only a yr remaining on his current deal in Manchester.

Broadhead various

This curiosity comes amid the information that former Sunderland loanee Nathan Broadhead has joined Wigan Athletic on a season-long mortgage deal from Everton, having seemingly snubbed the possibility of a return to the Stadium of Gentle.

The 24-year-old had impressed in League One final time period, regardless of spells out with harm, having scored 13 objectives in all competitions for the membership, together with ten in simply 20 league video games in that promotion-winning marketing campaign.

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His absence will little doubt must be crammed, therefore turning to Moreno as a possible answer, with the £810k-rated speedster seemingly lastly able to make his mark in English soccer after having not been handed a sniff by Pep Guardiola.

Whereas the Medellin-born winger scored simply two objectives in 32 appearances throughout his most up-to-date spell away from the Cityzens, previous to that he had blossomed at Lommel in Belgium’s second tier throughout the 2020/21 season, scoring six objectives and laying on 4 assists in simply 25 video games throughout all fronts.

It was throughout that eye-catching stint that he was lauded by journalist Sven Claes, who stated of Moreno’s shows: “In my view he was one of the best participant of the league. He performed some fantastic video games, he began taking part in each week and had lots of minutes and no accidents which is essential for gamers like that additionally mentally.

“Don’t overlook the Belgian climate and the pitches, it’s not the Premier League, so it may be troublesome for inventive gamers like him however he succeeded very effectively. He’s actually a winger who takes on a full-back, typically he actually embarrassed them.”

That latter line will little doubt have caught the eye of Neil and co, with there set to be enormous pleasure on the prospect of bringing on board such a skilful and direct participant who’s prepared to beat his man.

For all of the frustration over the Broadhead failure, it may effectively show a blessing in disguise if the Metropolis-owned gem is snapped up.

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