Report: Wahbi Khazri agrees four-and-a-half year contract with Sunderland; says goodbye to Bordeaux

Sunderland are set to complete the signing of Wahbi Khazri.

Wahbi Khazri has agreed a four-and-a-half year contract with Sunderland, L’Equipe reports.

The Black Cats have been tracking Khazri of Bordeaux for much of this month, and look to have finally secured their man with four days of the transfer window left.

It is stated that the Wearside club have reached an agreement for the transfer of Khazri in the coming days, with the report confirming that a four-and-a-half year contract has been agreed between the club and the player.

It is also claimed that Khazri gave his goodbyes to his Bordeaux teammates today, as he heads to England to undergo a medical and finalise the signing.

There are no indications as to a transfer fee that Sunderland are paying for the purchase of Khazri.

The Daily Mail claimed yesterday that Everton and Aston Villa have also been attempting to sign Khazri this month.

Khazri has been one of the most effective playmakers in the French Ligue 1 this season, with the Tunisian international managing five goals and seven assists in 20 games.

The 24-year-old has also played 22 times for Tunisia, scoring eight goals.

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