Sunderland suffer transfer blow as new name emerges in left-back hunt

Sunderland’s attempts to sign Kilmarnock left-back Greg Taylor have been hit after a bid was reportedly rejected.
Sunderland boss Jack Ross.Sunderland boss Jack Ross.
Sunderland boss Jack Ross.

The Black Cats need to sign a new full-back before Monday’s September 2 deadline.

Reports in Scotland today revealed Sunderland and Celtic wanted Taylor.

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But Sky Sports reporter Keith Downie has tonight tweeted: “Kilmarnock reject Sunderland bid for Scotland international left-back Greg Taylor.

“Understand offer to be around £750,000. Killie value player at three times that. Sunderland could turn to Swansea left-back Declan John instead.”