Sunderland have seen quite a few players coming and happening Wearside through the summer season switch window because the Black Cats managed to finish their time in League One by profitable promotion again to the Championship on the finish of final season.
One massive title who introduced his time on the Stadium of Gentle to an finish this summer season is Aiden McGeady.
After making 149 appearances for the Black Cats throughout all competitions throughout his time on the membership, the winger discovered the online 36 occasions and delivered 34 assists alongside the way in which. The Irishman now finds himself in Scotland after joining Hibernian on a free switch.
With nonetheless a while left earlier than the summer season switch window closes, this might give Sunderland the prospect to herald an appropriate substitute for the 36-year-old.
One title who has been mentioned with a transfer to the Stadium of Gentle and who might be a perfect candidate to switch McGeady is Manchester Metropolis winger Marlos Moreno.
The Cityzens signed the winger again in 2016 from Colombian facet Atletico Nacional. Since then, the 25-year-old has hung out with golf equipment in Spain, Mexico, Brazil and Belgium while out on mortgage.
With 189 appearances beneath his belt, the attacker has scored 20 targets and supplied 20 assists within the course of, highlighting how harmful he could be in entrance of purpose.
In 32 league appearances with Belgian membership KV Kortrijk final season, not solely did the Metropolis winger finish the marketing campaign with the second-highest variety of pictures (41) within the squad, he additionally delivered 25 crosses, made 25 interceptions and gained the joint-highest variety of tackles (38).
Ought to Sunderland try to signal Marlos Moreno?
Taking into account how McGeady racked up 65 crosses in 14 League One matches final season and took 22 pictures at purpose, this reveals that Morelos might supply extra of a purpose menace than the previous Sunderland winger, for whom the 25-year-old can be an appropriate substitute.
Praised by journalist Sven Claes for his “fantastic” performances for Lommel through the 2020/21 season, the Colombian might be a really helpful potential addition to Alex Neil’s squad and assist the Black Cats to neglect about McGeady’s departure.
If the Premier League champions can be keen to let the participant depart on mortgage but once more and check himself in England relatively than going overseas as soon as extra, a transfer to Sunderland may gain advantage all events.