Sunderland could look to sign Dame N’Doye on a permanent deal.
Speaking to the Shields Gazette, Dame N’Doye has responded when asked whether he will sign for Sunderland on a permanent deal in the summer transfer window.
N’Doye said: “At the moment, it’s about the team and staying in the Premier League. For myself, we’ll see what happens after that. The Turkish league is good, but I just didn’t adapt there. That was the reason why I left.”
N’Doye linked up with the Black Cats on a loan deal until the end of the season, with an option for a permanent move at the end of the campaign.
His career at the Stadium of Light started slowly, making two rusty substitute appearances, but he was solid in his first start against Manchester United.
Playing the full 90 minutes in an unorthodox right wing position, the 31-year-old impressed, and will be looking to remain in Sam Allardyce’s thinking for the rest of the season.
He would surely like to be playing as a striker - seeing as it is his natural position - but any chance to turn out in the Premier League is being grabbed by N’Doye.
Heading into the final stages of the Premier League season, N’Doye needs to have a positive impact on Wearside if he is to earn a permanent switch to Sunderland.
The striker has remained coy on a future switch to the Black Cats, admitting at this time that it is all about staying in the Premier League.
If N’Doye plays a key role in keeping the Black Cats in the top flight, he will vastly increase his chances of staying with the club beyond the end of this season.