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:
– Martin O'Neill, Sunderland AFC Manager
"Alfred is a strong, powerful young player and as such can offer us more strength in depth. He will give us options and I'm delighted that we have been able to bring him to the club."
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