Transfer: Sunderland sign Denayer

Sunderland AFC have completed the signing of Belgium international defender Jason Denayer from Manchester City.

The 21-year-old joins on a season-long loan, becoming manager David Moyes’ eighth signing of the summer.

Denayer joins the Black Cats with UEFA Champions League experience gained over the last two seasons, firstly with Celtic FC in the 2014-15 season, and during last year’s campaign with Galatasaray, where he won the Turkish Cup.

While playing for Celtic in the SPL he was crowned the PFA Young Player of the Year, after helping the Scottish giants to a league and cup double.

Denayer has also won eight caps for the Belgium national team having previously featured for the country’s U19 and U21 youth sides.

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