Report: Sunderland interested in Clark Robertson

Clark Robertson (5) and Will Aimson of Blackpool celebrate victory and promotion after the Sky Bet League Two Playoff Final between Blackpool and Exeter City at Wembley Stadium on May 28,...

Sunderland reportedly want departing Blackpool defender Clark Robertson in the summer transfer window.

Clark Robertson (5) and Will Aimson of Blackpool celebrate victory and promotion after the Sky Bet League Two Playoff Final between Blackpool and Exeter City at Wembley Stadium on May 28,...

Sunderland are interested in signing Blackpool defender Clark Robertson in the summer transfer window, according to The Sunderland Echo.

Robertson is leaving League One club Blackpool this summer and will become a free agent.

It has been reported that Sunderland, who will play in League One next season after getting relegated from the Championship, have made contact with the 24-year-old central defender.

The Sunderland Echo has also claimed that new Black Cats’ manager Jack Ross wanted to sign the centre-back when he was in charge of St. Mirren in Scotland.

Clark Robertson of Blackpool celebrates victory and promotion with the trophy after the Sky Bet League Two Playoff Final between Blackpool and Exeter City at Wembley Stadium on May 28,...

Competition

According to Sky Sports, Wigan Athletic, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers are interested in signing Robertson on a free transfer this summer.

The Sunderland Echo has claimed that the former Aberdeen centre-back wants to test himself in the Championship.

Clark Robertson of Blackpool and Jack Baldwin of Peterborough United tussle at a set piece during the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Blackpool at ABAX Stadium on...

Good idea

Robertson has proved himself at the League One level, and Sunderland need players like him in order to bounce straight back to the Championship.

Given that the former Aberdeen centre-back is a free agent, it would be quite a coup from the Black Cats if they are able to secure his services ahead of Wigan.

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