London - Sunderland have signed Spanish defender Javier
Manquillo on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid.
The Premier League club have negotiated an option to sign
the 22-year-old full-back on a permanent four-year deal at the end of the
current campaign if he impresses Sunderland manager David Moyes.
"Sunderland AFC have completed a deal to sign Atletico
Madrid full-back Javier Manquillo," a statement on the club's website
Also read: Liverpool get their Manquillo
Manquillo, who was on loan with French side Marseille last
term, is no stranger to the Premier League having spent the 2014-15 season on
loan with Liverpool.
Manquillo follows Papy Djilobodji, Adnan Januzaj, Donald
Love, Paddy McNair and Steven Pienaar to the Stadium of Light as new boss Moyes
rebuilds his squad following Sam Allardyce's move to the England job.For
the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us
on Twitter and like our Facebook page.