Arsenal prospect Daniel Ballard is inching closer to signing for Championship side Sunderland after his recent move to Burnley stalled.
Tottenham and Crystal Palace are reportedly among the clubs keeping tabs on Sunderland's midfield prospect Dan Neil.
Everton and Newcastle United are the two clubs keen on signing Sunderland's 14-year-old whizkid Chris Rigg this summer.
Aston Villa are mulling over a move for Sunderland whizkid Dan Neil in the January transfer window despite competition from Burnley.
Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup after smashing five goals past League One side Sunderland at the Emirates.
Emile Smith Rowe and Nicolas Pepe could be handed starts when Arsenal host Sunderland in the EFL Cup quarter-final on Tuesday.
Arsenal will continue their Carabao Cup journey when they host League One side, Sunderland, in the quarterfinals at the Emirates Stadium.
Everton have reportedly completed the signing of highly-rated teenage winger Francis Okoronkwo from EFL League One club Sunderland.
Everton have reportedly signed one of Sunderland's biggest young talents in Francis Okoronkwo, who is set to arrive at Goodison Park for just £1 million.
Lifelong Sunderland fan Joe Hugill is set to complete a transfer to Manchester United, who beat Spurs and more to land the 16-year-old in a six-figure deal.