Posted on June 23, 2022
Sunderland will have to fend off the interest of Wigan Athletic in Everton loanee Nathan Broadhead if they want to sign the striker permanently. The two newly promoted English Championship clubs are set to battle it out for Broadhead during this summer’s transfer window as revealed by media outlet Liverpool World.
Wigan Athletic are back in the Championship after winning automatic promotion, while Sunderland won promotion via the playoffs. The Latics won the League One title to secure promotion to the Championship, while the Black Cats beat Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 in the League One playoff final to end a four-year wait to return to the Championship. Elliott Emberton and Ross Stewart scored for the Black Cats either side of the break to seal their Championship promotion.Wigan Athletic target Broadhead played his part to help Sunderland secure Championship football for the new season. (more…)