Sunderland and Newcastle United 'eyeing' the same January target

Sunderland have been linked with a January loan move for West Bromwich Albion striker Rayhaan Tulloch.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 11:45 am
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce

The England U18 international has caught the eye as part of the Baggies’ youth setup his season, and is believed to be interesting a host of clubs ahead of the January transfer window.

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Reports in the Daily Mail claim that Premier League sides Aston Villa, Bournemouth, Southampton and Newcastle United are all monitoring Tulloch after his standout displays – which has seen him handed a call-up to West Brom’s under-23 side.

Leeds, Stoke and Wigan are also rumoured to be checking in on his progress, while the Mail report claims that Sunderland are keeping tabs on Tulloch ahead of a potential loan move in January.

Phil Parkinson has made no secret of his desire to bolster his attacking options in January, as he targets up to five new signings in the winter window.