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Sunderland announce Yedlin loan deal

USA full-back DeAndre Yedlin has joined Sunderland on a season-long loan Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Archive/PA Images

Sunderland have completed the signing of defender DeAndre Yedlin on a season-long loan from Tottenham Hotspur.

The 22-year-old USA international becomes the Black Cats' eight summer signing.

Speaking about his move, Yedlin said:

I’ve heard fantastic things about Sunderland and the supporters from Claudio Reyna and Jozy Altidore. Claudio speaks very highly of Dick Advocaat from his time at Rangers.

– DeAndre Yedlin, Sunderland AFC

Yedlin began his career with MLS side Seattle Sounders, before making the moved to Tottenham at the start of 2015.

He won his first international cap for the US in 2013.

Olivier Kemen ends stay at Newcastle United

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Young French midfielder Olivier Kemen has completed a permanent move to French Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyonnais.

The 19 year-old, who joined Newcastle United from FC Metz in the summer of 2013, has returned to France for an undisclosed fee.

Kemen was a regular for the Magpies at under-21 and youth level but did not make a first team appearance during his two-year stay on Tyneside.


Sunderland sign Borini on four-year deal

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini Credit: PA

Sunderland have confirmed the signing of striker Fabio Borini from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee.

The 24-year-old Italian has signed a four-year contract for fee understood to be £8 million with a further £2 million in add-ons.

Borini's move was confirmed by Sunderland in a statement which said:

Sunderland are delighted to announce the signing of Fabio Borini from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee.

– Sunderland AFC

Borini returns to the club following a successful loan spell during the 2013-14 season, during which he became a fan favourite scoring 10 goals including strikes against Newcastle United, Chelsea and at Wembley during the Capital One Cup final.

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