Sunderland are close to completing a deal for Senegalese defender Kader Mangane, manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed.

The 29-year-old is expected to agree personal terms before joining Sunderland on loan from Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal until the end of the season, with a view to making the move permanent in the summer.

If Mangane does join the Black Cats he will become their second signing of the transfer window after Alfred N'Diaye joined from Bursaspor last week.

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