Sunderland are near unveiling the signing of an thrilling teenage expertise, with a contemporary report claiming that he has verbally reached a pre-contract settlement.
Sunderland switch information
The Championship aspect have not too long ago confirmed the arrival of Leicester Metropolis’s former goalkeeper Kelechi Chibueze till the top of the season with an possibility to increase his keep for an additional yr, and they’re persevering with to evaluate their choices available in the market forward of January.
The Black Cats are identified to have been concerned with Manchester United ahead Amad Diallo for a second spell having develop into a fan favorite throughout his time on mortgage final season, however with studies suggesting that they’re anticipated to overlook out on his signature subsequent yr, Tony Mowbray should divert his consideration elsewhere.
The Stadium of Mild outfit seem to have set their sights on Chelsea’s former central midfielder Ivan Struk who, having already left the membership within the capital, is free to maneuver to his subsequent vacation spot.
The Ukrainian, who’s simply 16 years of age, can be conscious that two of the supervisor’s present squad members are additionally from his nation within the type of Nazariy Rusyn and Timur Tuterov, and if the next replace is to be believed, he’s about to develop into the third participant from his nation to signal on the dotted line at first of subsequent yr.
Sunderland agree deal to signal Ivan Struk
In line with The Sunderland Echo, Struk has reached a pre-contract settlement to affix Sunderland and he’s already received some minutes underneath his belt too, having performed for one of many membership’s youth sides.
“Sunderland have reached a pre-contract settlement with Ivan Struk to signal with the membership, The Echo understands. The 16-year-old can’t but signal full-time phrases at Sunderland till January however has agreed a pre-scholarship with the Black Cats.
“The deal has not but been formally introduced by the membership on condition that the settlement can’t be formalised till January, although the participant has featured for Sunderland’s under-18s.”
Ivan Struk profiled
Struk began his profession having come from a footballing household and is definitely the third technology to take to the pitch, together with his father Igor Struk having performed for Chortkiv Krystal and Ternopil Nyva whereas his grandfather, Ivan Snr, for Kristall and Ivano-Frankivsk Spartak, as per Sunderland Nation.
With the up-and-coming prospect having already been handed some sport time with the U18s, it’s clear to see that members of the membership’s teaching workers are conscious of the baggage of potential that he has to supply and need to get him concerned with the motion as quickly as doable.
Because of Struk solely being 16, Sunderland are prone to place him within the academy initially, however ought to he impress throughout his performances, there’s no motive as to why Mowbray gained’t need to hand him an opportunity within the first-team sooner or later ought to the precise alternative current itself.