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Sunderland v Man City team news: Kone set for debut

Sunderland defender Lamine Kone is set to make his debut for the club tonight.

The Ivorian, who joined the Black Cats from French side FC Lorient last month, has been named in the starting XI to face Manchester City at the Stadium of Light.

Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri has been named among the substitutes.


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Sunderland are set to sign midfielder Wahbi Khazri from French Ligue 1 club FC Girondins de Bordeaux. He is reportedly being sold for a fee in the region of £9m.

Sunderland confirm Kone capture

Lamine Kone in action for Lorient against Guingamp in Ligue 1 Credit: Icon Sport/MB Media/Press Association Images

Sunderland have confirmed the signing of Ivorian defender Lamine Kone from French side FC Lorient.

The 26-year-old has joined the Black Cats for an undisclosed fee, on a four-and-a-half-year deal.

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