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May 26

Sunderland: Celtic boss labels Derek McInnes ‘perfect’ for Black Cats

BRENDAN RODGERS has told Sunderland that Derek McInnes would be the “perfect fit” for transforming the fortunes at the Stadium of Light after being shortlisted for the job.

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May 26

Brendan Rodgers praises Aberdeen manager as Celtic seek historic treble

• Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes tipped for Sunderland job
• Celtic out to complete unbeaten season with win in Scottish Cup final

As he stands on the verge of history, Brendan Rodgers has urged Sunderland to move for Derek McInnes, the key figure standing between Celtic and that unprecedented achievement.

Should Celtic see off Aberdeen in Saturday’s Scottish Cup final, they would complete an unbeaten domestic season and trophy treble. Intriguingly, Rodgers used his pre-match media duties to speak effusively of McInnes, the Aberdeen manager who features on the list of candidates to replace David Moyes at the Stadium of Light. A historic connection to the Sunderland chief executive, Martin Bain, is pertinent with regards to McInnes, as is a relatively paltry compensation payment in the region of £500,000.

Related: Celtic and Callum McGregor outclass Rangers in Scottish Cup semi-final

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May 26

Sunderland job no distraction – McInnes

Attracting the interest of Sunderland has proved no distraction ahead of the Scottish Cup final, says Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes.

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May 26

Sunderland: Honeyman pens new deal with Black Cats

GEORGE HONEYMAN has signed a new two-year contract at Sunderland – even though he missed out on triggering a deal automatically.

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May 26

Middlesbrough: Steve Gibson considering Garry Monk appointment

NORTH-EAST rivals Middlesbrough and Sunderland are weighing up whether to offer Garry Monk the chance to bounce straight back into football after quitting to “consider life beyond Leeds United.”

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May 25

Sunderland eye Aberdeen boss McInnes

Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes is one of the candidates being considered by Sunderland as they seek a manager to replace David Moyes.

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May 25

Sunderland: Wahbi Khazri does not want to play in the Championship

WAHBI KHAZRI was told by David Moyes that he could leave Sunderland this summer – and the manager’s exit has not altered the chances of him going.

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May 25

Sunderland: What could a new manager be left with next month?

ELLIS Short and Martin Bain are due to come up with a plan of action in the hunt for Sunderland’s next manager. Whoever they can attract to take over at the Stadium of Light is going to have a busy summer trying to shape a squad capable of achieving promotion.

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May 25

Boro’s Ben Gibson and Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe named in England squad

GARETH SOUTHGATE has kept Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson in the England squad despite suffering relegation from the Premier League at club level this season.

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May 25

Sunderland: Derek McInnes a leading contender for Black Cats job

DEREK McINNES has emerged as a leading contender for the managerial vacancy at Sunderland, with former Black Cat Stefan Schwarz having become the latest contender to confirm his interest in a move to the Stadium of Light.

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