North East UK news Kevin Phillips backs Sunderland to make £2million move for Blackpool's Jerry Yates PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The Black Cats legend has tipped Sunderland to make a move for Jerry Yates with Charlie Wyke's future on Wearside up in the air
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Kevin Phillips has backed Sunderland to go all out and sign Blackpool striker Jerry Yates this summer. The 24-year-old has been a standout figure for the Seasiders this season, scoring 22 goals in 51 appearances in all competitions. Phillips told Football Insider, that the Black Cats should reignite their interest in the former Rotherham United striker, with Charlie Wyke's future on Wearside up in the air. However, if Sunderland were to register an interest in Yates, they'll have to fight off competition from Blackburn Rovers, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City who are all keeping tabs on striker. Read More Related Articles The 145 Championship free agents Sunderland could target this summer Read More Related Articles Sunderland granted extension to submit released and retained list “I think he would be a great signing, I really do," said Phillips. “I watched him live a couple of weeks ago up at Rochdale and he impressed me. He was a real handful and made some really good runs.
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. “He might cost £2million and not get any goals but I think there is something in this young player. “The types of goals he scores, the runs he makes and his work rate. He has an incredible hunger to make things happen. “I could see him being a big success at Sunderland if he was to come there. He is only 24 as well which is a great age.”
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