Youngster Jack Diamond has impressed this season for Sunderland in his breakthrough season, and has been rewarded with a new deal, keeping him at the club until the Summer of 2024.

Diamond said, “I’ve been here since I was 14, so to be offered the chance to play for Sunderland – when they are on the up – is a fantastic opportunity for me. I’ve broken into the first team this season under the new Head Coach and I’m pleased to be rewarded with a new contract, but my goal stays the same and that’s to play at the highest level I possibly can with this club.”

Lee Johnson also commented on the forward's contract extension saying, “I’m delighted for Jack that he has signed a new contract. This is just the start for him – he has fantastic potential and some great attributes, and his performances are getting stronger and stronger as the days go by. We are very excited about Jack’s future with Sunderland AFC.”