Black Cats close on Turner

28 August 2009 10:36
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Sky Sports News sources understand that Sunderland are in advanced discussions with Hull City over a deal for Michael Turner.[LNB] The defender has attracted attention from a number of clubs after an impressive 2008/09 campaign with the Tigers.[LNB]Hull manager Phil Brown admitted earlier on Friday that he had fielded enquiries from three or four Premier League teams.[LNB]He remained hopeful of keeping the 25-year-old at the KC Stadium but it now seems Sunderland are edging closer to bringing him in.[LNB]Black Cats boss Steve Bruce has already captured a couple of defenders this summer in Paulo Da Silva and John Mensah but he has made no secret of his admiration for Turner.[LNB]Bruce will now be looking to push through a deal before Tuesday's transfer deadline.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports