Brendan Galloway has become Simon Grayson’s first signing as Sunderland manager after completing a season-long loan move from Everton.
The Zimbabwe-born 21-year-old, who can play at either centre-half or left-back, headed for Wearside on Tuesday for a medical as the Black Cats look to bolster a squad which has been significantly reduced following the departures of Jordan Pickford, Jermain Defoe and a series of out-of-contract and loan players.
Galloway, who became the youngster man ever to play in League One when he represented former club MK Dons as a 15-year-old, has made 21 senior appearances for the Toffees.
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He is expected to be joined on loan at the Stadium of Light by fellow Blues defender Tyias Browning, while winger Aiden McGeady is in advanced talks over a permanent switch.