Report: Sunderland want Manchester United’s James Wilson on loan

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United in action during a first team training session at Aon Training Complex on July 13, 2016 in Manchester, England.

Sunderland reportedly want Manchester United striker James Wilson on loan in the summer transfer window.

James Wilson of Manchester United and Marcus Wood of Manchester City during the Premier League 2 match at Manchester City Football Academy on April 13, 2018 in Manchester, England.

Sunderland are interested in signing James Wilson from Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to The Sunderland Echo.

It has been reported that League One club Sunderland want to sign Wilson on loan from Premier League side United this summer.

The 22-year-old striker - who had had loan spells at Brighton and Hove Albion, Derby County and Sheffield United in recent years - is claimed to be available on loan this summer.

 

Good signing for Sunderland?

Wilson is a very talented and promising young striker, and the performances of the 22-year-old for Brighton, Derby and United were quite encouraging.

James Wilson of Manchester United takes on George Friend (L) and Daniel Ayala of Middlesbrough during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at...

With the former England Under-21 international striker having proved himself in the Championship, it is safe to say that the youngster will have no problems in adapting to League One.

Sunderland do need another striker this season, as Jack Ross’s side aim to win automatic promotion from League One to the Championship, and Wilson would be a smart signing for the Black Cats.

James Wilson of Manchester United during the Premier League 2 fixture between Manchester United and Liverpool at Leigh Sports Village on October 23, 2017 in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

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