Tam McManus backs Dylan McGeouch for Sunderland success

Vykintas Slivka (C), of Hibernian celebrates scoring with team mate Dylan McGeouch during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August...

Dylan McGeouch reportedly wants to join Sunderland.

Jonathan Dos Santos (R) of Mexico struggles for the ball against Dylan Mcgeouch (L) of Scotland during the International Friendly match between Mexico and Scotland at Estadio Azteca on...

Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard wants to bring Dylan McGeouch to Ibrox, with The Scottish Sun reporting that the Gers are interested in securing the services of the former Celtic midfielder on a free transfer window.

However, it seems that it is Sunderland, not Rangers, who are on the verge of signing McGeouch, who is leaving Hibernian this summer.

According to The Sunderland Echo, McGeouch held talks with Sunderland last week and is keen on a switch to the Stadium of Light as a free agent.

Dylan McGeouch of Hibernian gestures to the Hibs fans at the final whistle during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017...

Aberdeen are also reported to be interested in the 25-year-old Scotland international, but the former Celtic midfielder seems to be on his way to the Black Cats.

Former Hibernian forward Tam McManus has given his take on speculation linking McGeouch with Sunderland on social networking site Twitter.

The 37-year-old Scotsman believes that the midfielder would be a good signing for Sunderland, who will play in League One next season after getting relegated from the Championship and will be aiming to bounce straight back to the second tier of English football.

Dylan McGeouch of Hibernian celebrates after he scores his team's second goal during the William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final match between Hibernian and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on April...

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