Dick Advocaat has again made it clear he would like to see more money spent before the transfer deadline.
But the Sunderland Head Coach also admits he can understand why Chairman Ellis Short is reluctant to splash the cash.
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The Magna Carta being exhibited in Durham is on show for a final weekend with organisers saying it has been a huge success.
The 800-year-old document, signed by King John, is credited with promoting equal rights throughout history.
The one on display at Durham University's Palace Green Library is one of only a few surviving versions.
Organisers say there had been around 25 thousand visitors, from 23 different countries, and more than £2 million has gone into the local economy.
The exhibition ends after the Bank Holiday.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of theft after allegations more than £350,000 has been taken from teachers' pensions funds.
A 44-year-old member of staff from Capita, which looks after investments and pensions at its offices in Darlington, was arrested at her home last week.
She has been interviewed and is on police bail till October.
Capita says there has been no impact on individual members of the teachers' pension scheme and the value of the fund won't be affected.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 16-year-old girl on a cycle path in Northumberland.
Police say the victim was walking along the track, between Ponteland and Darras Hall, when she was approached by a man and allegedly raped at 9.30pm yesterday (Thursday).
Officers believe the incident happened at the rear of Oaklands on a path which runs between Eastern Way and Old Station Court.
A man, aged 20, has been arrested on suspicion of rape.
A section of the cycle track is cordoned off by police today while forensic enquiries are carried out.
Sunderland have signed Swedish midfielder Ola Toivonen on a season-long loan from French side Rennes.
The 29-year-old began his career in his hometown with Degerfos IF, before spells with IFK Gothenburg and Malmo. He then joined Dutch giants PSV followed, where he won the KNVB Cup and the Dutch Super Cup.
Speaking about the move, Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat, said:
Toivonen could make his Black Cats debut this weekend as Sunderland travel to Aston Villa in the Premier League.
A similar day to yesterday with sunny spells and a few showers.
Winds won't be as gusty and it will feel a little warmer than recently.
Maximum Temperature 19°C.
A lucky young barman from Durham is celebrating after scooping the top prize on The National Lottery's 777 Scratchcard.
The winner who netted £1 million is going public this morning at the Ramside Hall Hotel in Carrville.
He will reveal the circumstances of his win and how he plans to enjoy his new found wealth.