Football - Soccer-Sunderland seal signing of N'Diaye from Bursaspor

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Sunderland have signed Alfred N'Diaye from Turkish side Bursaspor, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.


The 22-year-old midfielder completed a medical at the Stadium of Light and has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract to the delight of manager Martin O'Neill.

"Alfred is a strong, powerful young player and as such can offer us more strength in depth," he told Sunderland's website (

"He will give us options and I'm delighted that we have been able to bring him to the club."

The France under-21 international, who began his career with Nancy, is Sunderland's first signing in the January transfer window. (Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Clare Fallon)

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