Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio is keen to add another midfielder to his ten summer signings. He told the Sunderland Echo: "If we can bring in only one player, without selling (Stephane) Sessegnon, it would have to be absolutely a central midfielder.

"If we can bring two - it would be a central midfielder and a winger, and then if three players, a central midfielder, a winger and a left-back."