Sebastian Coates said it was an "easy" decision to leave Liverpool for Sunderland on a permanent deal.
The centre-back joined the Black Cats for £2m on July 1 to end a difficult four-year stint at Anfield, during which he struggled for form and battled injury.
Coates played only 12 league games in his first two seasons with the Reds before cruciate knee ligament damage while playing for Uruguay in August 2013.
He recovered to play briefly for his country at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and...
Sunderland have accepted a deal to move striker Connor Wickham to Crystal Palace, according to multiple reports.
The fee is believed to be in the range of £10 million, the Sunderland Echo reported.
Sunderland paid Ipswich Town £8m for Wickham's services in 2011, and signed the 22-year-old to a new four-year deal in December.
But that was before Dick Advocaat was appointed Black Cats manager in March, and after coming on the Dutchman dropped Wickham into a deeper role.
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Wickham scored 11...