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Sunderland sign midfielder Will Buckley from Brighton

Will Buckley
Will Buckley knows his new manager Gus Poyet well after three years at Brighton Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Sunderland AFC have completed the transfer of 24-year-old midfielder Will Buckley on a three-year-deal from Brighton and Hove Albion, for an undisclosed fee.

Buckley made 70 appearances under Gus Poyet at Brighton, scoring 16 goals.

He becomes Sunderland’s seventh summer signing.


Sunderland confirm Buckley deal

Will Buckley
Will Buckley joins Sunderland from Brighton Credit: Sunderland AFC

Sunderland have completed the signing of Will Buckley from Brighton for an undisclosed fee.

The 24-year-old midfielder has signed a three-year deal at the Stadium of Light.

Buckley spent three years at Brighton, making over 70 appearances under then manager Gus Poyet. He becomes Sunderland's seventh summer signing.

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