The Black Cats are understood to be closing in on several of the four Tottenham players with whom the manager held talks on Saturday after agreeing personal terms, and the Irishman has also revealed the club is negotiating fees for a couple of other targets.
He told the Journal: "We have got an agreement with Spurs and a few of the players. We have virtually agreed personal terms with two or three of them, if not four. There are just a few loose ends to be tied up."
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