Alex Gilliead's contract at Premier League Newcastle United is running out and he could be offered a deal by local rivals Sunderland.
Newcastle United loanee Alex Gilliead has been used up-front for Bradford City in recent times.
Championship strugglers Sunderland have made an enquiry about signing Alex Gilliead on loan from North East rivals Newcastle United in January.
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Alex Gilliead has a point to prove to Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez - but can he make his mark during a spell at Sunderland
Newcastle United winger Alex Gilliead is said to be a wanted man by Sunderland.
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Alex Gilliead is one of the most talented players to come through Newcastle United's academy in recent years - will Rafa give him a chance?
Newcastle United currently have more than a full squad's worth of players currently away on loan.
Newcastle United youngsters Alex Gilliead and Macaulay Gillesphey will remain at Carlisle United until the end of the season.