Report: Sunderland interested in James Wilson

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 among the clubs reportedly interested in departing Manchester United striker James Wilson.

(L-R) Scott Wright, Stevie May and James Wilson of Aberdeen walk on the pitch prior to the Betfred Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on December 2, 2018 in Glasgow,...

According to The Daily Record, Sunderland are interested in signing departing Manchester United striker James Wilson in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that United will release Wilson at the month, and that Scottish club Aberdeen have made an offer to the 23-year-old.

 

The striker spent the 2018-19 campaign on loan at Aberdeen from Premier League giants United, making 12 starts and 12 substitute appearances in the Scottish Premiership, scoring four goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

The Daily Record has also claimed that Preston North End in the Championship and Sunderland in League One in England are also interested in securing the services of the former England Under-21 international - who earns £20,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com.

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.

Previous interest

This is not the first time that Sunderland have been linked with a move for Wilson.

Back in August 2018, The Sunderland Echo claimed of interest from the Black Cats to secure the services of the 23-year-old striker on loan from United.

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.

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