Linked with Sunderland earlier this month, Blackpool's Clark Robertson is reportedly Rotherham bound

A general view of the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Southampton at Stadium of Light on February 11, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Any hope Sunderland had of signing Robertson could soon be ended by Rotherham.

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,...

Just weeks after he was linked with Sunderland, Blackpool's Clark Robertson is close to joining Rotherham United, according to Sky Sports (liveblog entry 14:05).

The Sunderland Echo claimed the new Mackems manager, Jack Ross, was weighing up a move for the centre-back, having also wanted him at previous club St Mirren.

Championship sides Wigan Athletic, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers were also credited with interest in Robertson, although it is Rotherham who appear to have secured his signature.

It remains to be seen whether Robertson, whose Blackpool contract expires at the end of this month, was formally approached by any of those clubs, or Sunderland.

Alim Ozturk of Heats in action during the UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round match between Heart of Midlothian FC and FC Infonet Tallinn at Tyncastle Stadium on June 30, 2016 in...

The Mackems have already strengthened in the Scot's position, bringing in Alim Ozturk from Boluspor last week.

That said, the Wearside club could still have vacancies to fill there, having seen John O'Shea, Marc Wilson, Tyias Browning, Jake Clarke-Salter and Brendan Galloway depart since the end of last season.

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