Sunderland fans react on Twitter to links with Plymouth ace Freddie Ladapo

Plymouth Argyle's Freddie Ladapo celebrates scoring his side's second goal   during the Sky Bet League One match between Plymouth Argyle and Scunthorpe United at Home Park on May 4, 2019...

The pacey Pilgrims forward scored 19 goals last term but could not prevent their relegation from League One.

Plymouth Argyle's Freddie Ladapo celebrates scoring his side's second goal   during the Sky Bet League One match between Plymouth Argyle and Scunthorpe United at Home Park on May 4, 2019...

Some Sunderland fans on Twitter have been giving their opinions on the prospect of Plymouth forward Freddie Ladapo joining the Stadium of Light outfit.

As reported in Chronicle Live, the 26-year-old had an impressive season on a personal level for the Pilgrims, weighing in with 19 goals in all competitions, although unfortunately he could not prevent their relegation from League One.

The same outlet says the Black Cats have shown interest in Ladapo this year, seeing an offer rejected in January and keeping an eye out on him this summer following the Devon club's relegation to League Two.

 

However, it does also report that the Wearsiders must act quickly if they are to secure his services as Portsmouth, as well as another as-yet unnamed League One side, are understood to have agreed fees with Plymouth, rumoured to be £400,000 - lower than Chronicle Live's earlier report of a £500,000 fee being nearly agreed between Sunderland and Plymouth.

Here is what some Sunderland fans on the social media platform thought of the transfer report linking them with the 6ft (1.83m) ace:

Sunderland are also reported by the Scottish Sun to have offered a contract to Lawrence Shankland, who scored 34 goals in all competitions for Scottish Championship side Ayr United last season and is now a free agent.

30th November 2018, Tannadice Park, Dundee, Scotland; Scottish Championship football, Dundee United versus Ayr United; Lawrence Shankland of Ayr United celebrates after scoring for 5-0 in...

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