Current loan signing Danny Rose has become a fans' favourite at Sunderland.
His manager at Tottenham, Andre Villas-Boas, has dismissed the possibility of him staying beyond the summer - but Martin O'Neill remains hopeful.
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Kader Mangane has joined Sunderland on loan until the end of the season
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill has spoken about the club's newest recruit - Alfred N'Diaye