Guy Melamed, Will Grigg, Todd Kane, Luke O'Nien and Elliot Embleton latest amidst transfer links

Sunderland are finalising their transfer plans ahead of a busy summer.

Lee Johnson’s men now face a fourth straight season in the third tier of English football.

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It’s set to be a busy summer at the Academy of Light, Lee Johnson continues to reshape the squad he inherited in December 2020.

Todd Kane of Queens Park Rangers looks on as he warms up prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Queens Park Rangers at Ashton Gate.

Here, we take a look at the latest transfer news from Sunderland and around League One:

Sunderland striker Will Grigg is attracting interest from his former side Wigan Athletic, who could potentially launch a bid this summer. Grigg enjoyed a loan stint at MK Dons from January. (Sun on Sunday)

Sunderland must sign a new left-back this summer… that’s according to Kevin Phillips. “They’re going to need a natural left-back, you can’t rely on Luke O’Nien to be playing left-back and centre half next season. I think they need to find players that are suitable for their own position and maybe Luke can be used somewhere else in his rightful position.” (Football Insider)

Sunderland’s sporting director Kristjaan Speakman has insisted that Elliot Embleton will be given first-team opportunities at the Stadium of Light next season. (Sunderland Echo)

St Johnstone striker Guy Melamed is set to become a free agent this summer after an impressive debut season in Scotland. Sunderland are said to be interested in a deal. (Various)

QPR man Todd Kane is another one of the names to have been linked with a move to Wearside this summer. Portsmouth have also been linked with the right-back. (Various)

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