Three Sunderland signings from Niccolo Barattieri era that he could bring to Leeds United

WBA's Youssouf Mulumbu (R) in action with Sunderlands Charis Mavrias

David Moberg Karlsson, Charis Mavrias and Valentin Roberge are all potentially good signings.

Sunderland's Charis Mavrias (C) and Mikael Mandron (R) celebrate

Leeds United recently announced the new team in charge of the club’s footballing affairs, after Steve Evans was not kept on at the club by Massimo Cellino.

The club have appointed former Swansea City manager Garry Monk as their new head coach whilst also appointing Italian Niccolo Barattieri as the club’s new director of football.

The Italian has experience in the game, having helped Sunderland between March 2013 to Mahy 2014 as an Advisor to the Chairman.

He helped the club bring in plenty of players in his time at the Stadium of Light – most of which would not be remembered fondly by Black Cats’ fans.

But, barring Liam Bridcutt who Leeds fans would obviously like to arrive at the club, which three of his recruits would Leeds like to see head to Elland Road?

FC Midtjyllands's Sonni Nattested (R) in action with Sunderland's David Moberg Karlsson

David Moberg Karlsson

The Swedish winger was signed by Sunderland from IFK Goteborg in the summer of 2013 and looked a good prospect – even scoring against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League Asia Trophy in July 2013.

However, he played just one game for Sunderland, a League Cup tie MK Dons.

Now he is plying his trade in Denmark with FC Nordsjaelland and is still only 22-years-old. Given Leeds lack of wide options he might be a good addition.

WBA's Youssouf Mulumbu (R) in action with Sunderlands Charis Mavrias

Charis Mavrias

The Greek international remains something of an enigma at Sunderland. He has never been handed his chance at the club – despite impressing in the youth teams and out on loan.

He remains contracted with Sunderland until 2017, but perhaps a move to Leeds would be beneficial.

MK Dons' Patrick Bamford (L) and Sunderland's Valentin Roberge in action

Valentin Roberge

Leeds United need defensive reinforcements, even before Scott Wootton left the club on a free transfer this summer.

The Frenchman could be the perfect signing.

He has barely featured for Sunderland since joining from Maritimo and reports have claimed he is due to be a free agent this summer.

Could be a bargain buy for Leeds United?

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