Sunderland should make a move for free agent Hal Robson-Kanu

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Hal Robson-Kanu is available on a free transfer and should be snapped up by Sunderland.

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates at the end of the matchHal Robson-Kanu was superb for Wales at Euro 2016

Hal Robson-Kanu's performances for Wales at Euro 2016 put him firmly in the shop window, and his availability on a free transfer is a fantastic opportunity for a Premier League club to gain an experienced attacker for minimal cost.

Sunderland are a side who need to strengthen in the wide attacking areas, to improve the service for Jermain Defoe and get the best out of their prolific striker.

Robson-Kanu would be the perfect acquisition for the Wearsiders and could play alongside the 33-year-old former England international or on either flank and provide a great source of ammunition for him.

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates after scoring their second goalHal Robson-Kanu would bring added quality to the Sunderland side

The North-East club scored just 48 goals last term and will need to improve on that tally if they are to progress this season. With Wahbi Khazri, Fabio Borini and Sebastian Larsson their only real wide attacking threats, the potential acquisition of the former Reading forward would be a wise move for the Black Cats.

Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates scoring their first goalRobson-Kanu is available on a free transfer following his release from Reading

The Welsh star proved this summer in France that he is capable of mixing it with the best, and his two goals in five appearances were vital in his country's run to the semi-finals.

Should a move come to fruition, it would be a cost-effective one for Sunderland, and would give them an added dimension. With Robson-Kanu's pace and direct style, he would bring something to the Black Cats' squad that they are currently woefully short of, and would surely prove to be a terrific addition to their squad.

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates with Gareth Bale after scoring their second goalWill Sunderland consider a move for Robson-Kanu?

 

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