Sunderland manager praises owner for January transfer dealings

29 January 2020

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Photo: Getty Images Sunderland have signed three players this month and are reportedly after a fourth, much to Parkinson's delight.

The club's owner, Steward Donald, has approved the signing of three players so far in January, despite putting the club up for sale.

Manager Phil Parkinson further said that Sunderland represent an attractive proposition, having faced competition from Championship clubs in their pursuit of players.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Sunderland's manager, Phil Parkinson, has praised the club's owner for approving transfers this January, despite having put the Black Cats up for sale earlier in the month. 

The club's owner, Steward Donald, agreed to sell the club following a fan-led campaign demanding his departure just 18 months after the English businessman took over the crisis-stricken club.

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