Sunderland have confirmed the signing of midfielder Alfred N'Diaye for an undisclosed fee.
The France Under-21 international joins the Black Cats from Turkish side Bursaspor on a three-a-half-year deal. He will wear the number four shirt.
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill said:
N'Diaye began his career at French Ligue 1 side Nancy, before moving to Turkey in 2011.
- Born: 06/03/90 (Paris, France)
- Position: Midfield
- Nationality: France
- Height: 187cm
- Nancy: 63 apps
- Bursaspor: 37 apps, 3 goals
- France (U21): 7 apps