Sunderland plot January swoop for Celtic and Rangers-linked international defender

Azerbaijan international defender Bahlul Mustafazada has been linked with a move to Sunderland.

Wednesday, 6th November 2019, 10:58 am

The 22-year-old is a centre back and plays for Sabah in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

Rangers and Celtic have also been linked.

When asked about Sunderland’s interest, he told Azerbaijan press: “Now it’s hard for me to say anything about this. My goal is to play abroad. I’ll do what is best for my career.”

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He added: “I’ll only think about something else if I get a concrete proposal.”