Sunderland AFC and League One transfer round-up: Chris Sutton labels Cats as 'underachievers' whilst rivals strengthen with Premier League talent

Chris Sutton has slammed Sunderland, labelling the North East club as ‘underachievers’.

Sunday, 11th August 2019, 5:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 11th August 2019, 5:00 pm
Chris Sutton is not impressed with Sunderland.

"Sunderland, budget-wise, should be right up there. They shouldn't be finding it hard. If I was a Sunderland fan, I'd be frustrated," he told BBC Radio 5 Live.”They're the most under-achieving club ever, aren't they?"

In other League One news, Oxford United have completed the signing of 22-year-old Ghanaian youngster Dan Agyei on a three-year deal from Premier League side Burnley.

“I came down and took a look around and really liked the set up at the club,” Agyei told the club's official website.

“The training ground, the staff, the players: it is a very ambitious place and I really liked the way everything is done

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"I’ll be there to watch the Peterborough game today and then the hard work starts on Monday to get match sharp and try and help the team as part of a successful season.”

Oxford manager Karl Robinson added: “Everyone will see straight away that he has plenty of pace but there is more to his game than that and he has a terrific attitude, which is important.”

Elsewhere, Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Moore’s primary transfer target is understood to be a Premier League loanee and there is confidence a deal can be done before the end of the League One transfer window.

Finally, Ipswich Town are eyeing up a move for versatile 23-year-old Colchester United full-back Kane Vincent-Young, who was on trial with the club last summer.