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New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill is unlikely to join Sunderland on loan this January. 

New signing Tim Cahill made a positive impact for New York Red Bulls
Tim Cahill is unlikely to make a loan return to England

Cahill, 33, joined the Red Bulls in July from Everton for a fee reported to be close to £1 million, signing as one of the club’s Designated Players. 

Keen to maintain his fitness during Major League Soccer’s off-season, it was believed that Cahill was close to securing a temporary move to Wearside, despite previously stating he would only ever return to England with former club Everton. 

Earlier this month, O’Neill had suggested in The Journal that he was considering a deal for Cahill, saying he would be open to “short-term loans which would bolster us immediately”.

However, there now seems little prospect of a deal, with the New York Post reporting that the club’s sporting director, Andy Roxburgh, is reluctant to see players depart on winter loan moves. Sources close to Sunderland have also told ESPN that a deal is now deemed unlikely.

Still without a head coach, former Swansea and QPR manager Paulo Sousa is being heavily touted to take charge of the Red Bulls.

The 42-year-old was recently at Hungarian side Videoton but, citing family reasons, agreed a mutual termination of his contract with the club on Monday, paving the way for him move to New York. 

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