Arsenal alerted as Sunderland prepare to sell Kieran Richardson

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill is ready to sell wing-back Kieran Richardson.

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill is ready to sell wing-back Kieran Richardson.

The Daily Mail says Richardson could head a summer clear-out at Sunderland as O'Neill looks to cash in before the player is out of contract.

The 27-year-old will have a year left on his deal at the end of the season and it remains uncertain whether he will sign fresh terms.

O'Neill is reluctant to allow the former England international to enter the final year of his contract and will be prepared to listen to offers for his services.

Richardson was considered by Arsene Wenger in the January transfer window as Arsenal weighed up options to cover at left back and midfield.

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