Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce expects striker Dame N'Doye to complete his move to the Stadium of Light shortly and hopes the Senegal international can have an instant impact on the club's Barclay's Premier League survival bid.
Striker N'Doye, 30, sold by Hull to Turkish club Trabzonspor for £2.2million in August, was at the Academy of Light on Monday afternoon to finalise the move.
"Dame N'Doye is going through the process," Allardyce said. "He's in the building at the moment.
"We hope to pull off a deal until the end of the season with a view to a more permanent move.
"He's experienced the Premier League before with Hull City last season and scored five goals in 12 matches.
"I hope he can emulate that for us or maybe do even better."
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