Select a Team

Black Cats in Demel talks

Sunderland look to land Hamburg defender

By Peter O'Rourke.   Last Updated: 20/01/10 3:37pm

  • Share:
Demel: Sunderland talks

Demel: Sunderland talks

Sky Bet

Skysports.com understands Sunderland are in talks to sign Hamburg defender Guy Demel.

SKY BET ODDS See the latest transfer specials. Bet now.

Black Cats boss Steve Bruce has made a new right-back one of his main priorities and he has identified Demel as his top target.

Demel had a brief spell at Arsenal, spending one season in North London without making an appearance in the first team, before moving to Borussia Dortmund.

The 28-year-old has impressed in the Bundesliga and Bruce is now ready to take him to the North East in this month's transfer window.

Demel's agent is undertstood to be on Wearside holding talks with Sunderland officials with the Black Cats prepared to offer the Ivory Coast ace a three-and-a-half year deal to make the move to the Stadium of Light.

Talks between both parties are believed to be at an advanced stage and Sunderland are ready to push through a deal despite the player being away at the African Cup of Nations.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Arsenal's big breakthrough?

Arsenal's big breakthrough?

As Arsenal win their Champions League group for the first time since 2011, we examine the key talking points from their win in Basel...

Style issues affecting Lukaku

Style issues affecting Lukaku

Long balls and crosses have left Romelu Lukaku on the fringes of Everton's attacking play under Ronald Koeman.

Coping without Coutinho?

Coping without Coutinho?

Can Liverpool cope without Philippe Coutinho? We look at how Divock Origi could help Jurgen Klopp.