Phil Parkinson linked with Sunderland January swoop for Premier League midfielder

Sunderland’s hunt for midfield reinforcements goes on and the Black Cats have been credited with an interest in Manchester City midfielder Matt Smith.

Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 9:22 am

London Football News linked Sunderland with the 20-year-old, who is a full Welsh international.

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Smith could be available if City recall him from his QPR loan spell after a disappointing first half of the campaign and limited time on the pitch.

Phil Parkinson is due to meet the press at the Academy of Light this lunchtime to provide a January update.

Sunderland's Academy of Light.