Defender opens up about his Sunderland future

January can often bring speculation as to whether loan deals will be prematurely ended – but Dion Sanderson says he has no plans to return to parent club Wolves.

Monday, 11th January 2021, 11:44 am

The 21-year-old has started for the last three games for Sunderland after a frustrating start to life on Wearside, which saw him in and out the side prior to the arrival of Lee Johnson.

But with the new head coach placing a great deal of faith in the loanee, Sanderson is happy to stay at Sunderland - as he continues to build towards his goal of playing top flight football for Wolves.

"Yeah,” replied Sanderson, when asked if he was happy to remain at the Stadium of Light.

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Dion Sanderson has replied to questions over his Sunderland future

"I'm playing now and getting experience which is what I need - to get as much experience as I can.

"Hopefully I can achieve my goal of playing in the Premier League for my home club.”