Report: Everton loanee Brendan Galloway demands to leave Sunderland

Brendan Galloway of Sunderland in action during the pre season friendly between Livingston and Sunderland at Almondvale Stadium on July 12, 2017 in Livingston, Scotland.

The Everton defender apparently wants his loan at the Stadium of Light cancelled.

Brendan Galloway of Sunderland in action during the pre season friendly between Livingston and Sunderland at Almondvale Stadium on July 12, 2017 in Livingston, Scotland.

Brendan Galloway has instructed Everton to terminate his loan at Sunderland and engineer a return to his former club MK Dons, according to Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old has only played seven times for the Black Cats this season, and just twice since September, after joining from the Toffees in the summer.

Chris Coleman manager of Sunderland reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Reading at Stadium of Light on December 2, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sky Sports understands that Galloway has struggled in the pressure cooker atmosphere of Sunderland’s Championship relegation battle and has asked Everton to cancel his loan at the Stadium of Light.

Chris Coleman’s side have won two of their last four matches but remain in the bottom three.

Andros Townsend of Tottenham battles Brendan Galloway during the pre-season friendly match between MK Dons and a Tottenham Hotspur XI at Stadium mk on July 31, 2013 in Milton Keynes,...

With Sam Allardyce also having no immediate plans for the defender at Goodison Park, Galloway is hoping to rejoin MK Dons, from where Everton signed him in 2014.

The Dons themselves are embroiled in a battle against the drop in League One, sitting three points adrift of safety, and would be boosted by Galloway’s return, if it could be arranged.

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