Sunderland to hand Tony Mowbray transfer funds in January if he manages to keep them in Prem promotion hunt

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SUNDERLAND will give boss Tony Mowbray money for a few signings if he retains the membership in promotion rivalry.

Mowbray arrived too late to affect offers in the final window whereas the Black Cats snapped up rising skills.

Mowbray could be handed substantial funds in the January transfer window


Mowbray may very well be handed substantial funds in the January transfer windowCredit: Alamy

That technique can change if Mowbray thinks previous heads would make a distinction.

But Sunderland could also be pressured to change striker Ross Stewart as Blackburn eye up a transfer for the 26-year-old Scot.

Rovers regarded right into a transfer for Stewart in the final window and will supply him the type of contract he needs.

Stewart’s deal is running out and new boss Mowbray will likely be eager for him to lengthen his keep quite than lose a star man.

However, Rovers are lurking and Sunderland is probably not in a position to keep maintain of him.

Meanwhile, Newcastle are planning a £2.5million raid for Sunderland super-teen midfielder Chris Rigg.

The England youth ace, 15, is starring for membership and nation and rated one of the best younger prospect in the UK.

He is impressing for the Black Cats’ Under-21s facet and was the Young Lions’ skipper for a current recreation in Italy.


Sunderland are determined to keep Rigg however the demand for him is so nice they could discover that tough.

If he is tempted away, the charge demanded will inevitably be a report for a participant his age.

Everton have been after Rigg for months however is probably not keen to go excessive sufficient with their supply.

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