Moussa Sissoko has been allowed to leave the France training camp at Clairefontaine as he looks to seal a move away from Newcastle United.
Tottenham Hotspur have been strongly linked with a move for the Frenchman who has little desire to play in the Championship.
In a tweet, the official feed for the France team said: "Moussa Sissoko was allowed by [France manager] Deschamps to leave Clairefontaine at 9am in order to complete a transfer."
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The 22-year-old Spaniard becomes David Moyes’ fifth signing of the summer after joining from the Spanish giants.
The agreement is a season-long loan initially, which includes an option for Sunderland to make the move a permanent four-year deal after the completion of the loan.
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A dedicated football train is going to be put on for this weekend's Tyne-Wear derby. Its the first time Middlesbrough and Sunderland have met in the Premier League in seven years.
The dry service will leave Middlesbrough at 11.22 and arrive at St Peter's for the Stadium of Light at quarter past twelve.
Younes Kaboul looks set to to leave Sunderland after the club confirmed they have accepted a bid for him from Watford.
He's said to want to leave the club for 'personal reasons'.
Sunderland AFC can confirm that it has accepted a bid from Watford for Younes Kaboul.
Younes had spoken with David Moyes in recent days, expressing his desire to leave the club for personal reasons.
The club therefore agreed to a request from the player’s representative to be allowed to speak to Watford regarding a move.
An agreement has been reached between the two clubs and the player has been given permission to talk to Watford regarding personal terms.
Speaking about the situation, Younes Kaboul said: “This is not an easy situation for me, but the club and the manager have shown an understanding of my personal circumstances and I am grateful for that.
“The Sunderland fans have supported me fantastically well since I came to the club, they gave me my passion back and I sincerely thank them for that. I hope they understand that I have made this incredibly difficult decision for me."
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