Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has revealed that defender Gino Peruzzi is unlikely to join the club.
On Monday, it appeared full-back Peruzzi was set to move to the Black Cats from Velez Sarsfield, with personal terms having reportedly been agreed.
However, the discovery of a previous ligament injury during his medical sparked concerns, and Sunderland sought a second round of tests.
Velez released a statement on their official website, which said: "After...
Velez Sarsfield officials are confident Argentina international Gino Peruzzi will complete his protracted transfer to Sunderland after the Black Cats received assurances over the fullback’s fitness.
The 21-year-old Peruzzi was expected the sign with the Premier League club when he visited England last week, but his medical revealed concerns...