English League One club Sunderland are the latest team to be linked with St Johnstone midfielder Ali McCann (Courier).
The Northern Ireland international is said to be available for a fee of around £1 million this summer. Already there have been several links to EFL clubs while Celtic have scouted McCann twice. Now Sunderland are entering the fray for McCann.
Sunderland manager Lee Johnson is looking to bolster his midfield as the Stadium of Light club look to end their stint in the third tier of English football. McCann became a Saints legend last season by helping the club win a historic League Cup and Scottish Cup double.
McCann is the fourth St Johnstone player from last term to be linked with a move to Sunderland this summer, Jamie McCart, Scott Tanser and Guy Melamed all reported targets.
While McCart remains at St Johnstone, Tanser has joined St Mirren and Melamed is a free agent, seeking a new club.
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