Darragh MacAnthony comments on Jordan Willis’s reported Sunderland transfer

Darragh MacAnthony chairman of Peterborough United takes a photo on his mobile phone during the FA Cup 4th Round match between Peterborough United and Leicester City at ABAX Stadium on...

Sunderland will reportedly sign Jordan Willis.

Jordan Willis of Coventry looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Burton Albion and Coventry City at Pirelli Stadium on November 17, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, United Kingdom.

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has suggested on Twitter that Jordan Willis will be a good signing for League One rivals Sunderland in the summer transfer window.

According to The Chronicle, Sunderland are set to secure the services of Willis on a free transfer.

The 24-year-old defender is a free agent at the moment, having parted company with Coventry City at the end of last season.

 

MacAnthony has given his take on the Black Catsreportedly imminent one for the 24-year-old, and the Peterborough chairman believes that the central defender will be a success at the Stadium of Light.

Jordan Willis of Coventry City and Jamie Mackie of Oxford United during the Sky Bet League One match between Oxford United and Coventry City at Kassam Stadium on September 9, 2018 in...

Good signing for Sunderland?

Willis had been on the books of Coventry his entire career until now, and the 24-year-old is hugely experienced at the lower league levels.

Sunderland need young and energetic players in their squad, and Willis will enhance the quality of Jack Ross’s side for the 2019-20 campaign in which they will be aiming to finish in the top two of the League One table.

Jordan Willis of Coventry City during the Sky Bet League One match between Coventry City and Oxford United at The Ricoh Arena on March 23, 2019 in Coventry, United Kingdom.

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