Sunderland have brought some cover in at left back in the shape of Jake Vokins, who joins on loan from Southampton. Vokins has represented England at Under-17, Under-18 and Under-19 level.
Vokins said: “I want to come here and play games, and help the team get promoted this season. I feel I can bring my qualities to the team; I’m good on the ball and I can deliver crosses, so hopefully that allows the team to score more goals. It’s a big club and I can’t wait to get started.”
Lee Johnson added: “Jake is a bright young player, who is clearly rated by Southampton. Our full-backs have a similar philosophy to him – defensively and offensively – so we think he will fit in nicely and we are looking forward to working with him. We are grateful to Southampton for entrusting us with his development.”