HITC Sport understands that Black Cats are hopeful of concluding deal.
The former Blues striker is set to return to Montreal later in preseason, despite his old club's desire to bring him back in a coaching role.
The 19-year-old Tottenham youngster still has plenty of love for the Gers.
Garth Crooks believes Dimitri Payet has 'all the creative flair' of Eric Cantona.
The Nottingham Forest winger, on loan at Huddersfield, took to social media as Burnley beat Derby 4-1.
How well did Leeds United's former bosses assess talent?
Nottingham Forest have bid for Matthew Knox - but Swansea City and Queens Park Rangers are also interested.
Tottenham Hotspur won 3-1 against Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
Steve Evans has discussed Leeds' interest in Everton winger Aiden McGeady.
Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony admits interest in West Ham United youngster Reece Oxford.
Serena Williams says she is lonely. She doesn’t much like it, either, a long way from home with nothing to do but deliver serial beatings to lesser players at the Australian Open and walk the very pleasant streets of Wimbledon.
Golf’s aristocracy has been enlarged to a quartet. Cynics once claimed Rickie Fowler could not be classed among the elite, that colour and character were not backed up by tangible reward. An anonymous survey of fellow players even insisted he was among the most overrated in this sport.
A former Labour minister has said the party risks another “walloping” at the next election because of its failure to learn the lessons from its 2015 defeat.