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Sunderland set to snap up Liverpool defender Coates

Uruguayan defender Sebastian Coates is set to sign for Sunderland after agreeing to make his loan move permanent.

Liverpool's Coates, who made 13 appearances for the Black Cats last season, was favoured by coach Dick Advocaat after losing his place in former manager Gus Poyet's line-up and is keen to stay on at the the Stadium of Light.

The 24-year old came to England in 2011 when he joined Liverpool, but after failing to make in an impact in the first team, and after suffering a long-term knee injury, is looking to resurrect his career with Sunderland.

Coates will join the list of several players departing Anfield this summer, as coach Brendan Rodgers looks to overhaul his squad.

Rodgers is set to complete the signing of Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne after landing Joe Gomez from Charlton Athletic.


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