Sunderland fans respond to Carlton Cole speculation

Sunderland are reportedly interested in Carlton Cole, who is training with Celtic at the moment.

Sunderland fans have responded via HITC Sport and social networking site Twitter to speculation that Carlton Cole is a transfer target.

According to The Scottish Sun, Premier League outfit Sunderland are interested in signing the former Chelsea and West Ham United striker.

The Scottish Sun has claimed that newly-appointed Black Cats’ manager Sam Allardyce has the Englishman in his transfer thoughts.

It has also been reported that Cole is getting frustrated “with the prolonged negotiations” with Celtic, and that he is considering other options within the UK and abroad.

The 31-year-old has been training with Scottish Premiership giants Celtic for the past two weeks or so with a view to signing a contract.

Cole is a free agent at the moment, having left Premier League side West Ham at the end of last season.

Following the report about Cole, Sunderland fans took to Twitter to have their say and also commented on HITC Sport.

Below are some of the best comments:

Ian Baillie: “We need to get rid of dead wood not add to it, no more than an addition to squad numbers by signing Cole.”

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