NEWS
Friday January 31 2014
Sunderland confirm Diakite loan

Sunderland have confirmed that Modibo Diakite has completed terms on a loan move to Fiorentina today.

The defender was confirmed by La Viola as undergoing medical tests today ahead of a temporary return to Serie A, on from his summer move from Lazio to the Premier League.

Now, Sunderland have made official the deal, through a statement released on their website.

“Defender Modibo Diakite has joined Italian side Fiorentina on loan until the end of the season,” Sunderland’s posting reads.

“The 26-year-old has made eight appearances for the Black Cats since his arrival from Lazio last summer.”