Sunderland have completed the signing of Northern Ireland international Corry Evans on a two-year deal [Sunderland AFC Official].
Most recently of Sky Bet Championship side Blackburn Rovers, the Belfast-born anchor man made 18 appearances for the Ewood Park outfit last campaign [Transfermarkt].
Following the conclusion of his contract at Rovers, he has now elected to move north to the Stadium of Light as the Black Cats seek to get out of the English third-tier on the fourth attempt.
Is Corey Evans a good signing for Sunderland?
Intriguingly, he has followed in the footsteps of his brother Jonny Evans, who featured for Sunderland on loan from Manchester United between 2006/07 to 2007/08 [This is Futbol].
In light of this news, no wonder loads of Sunderland diehards took to Twitter to rejoice at recent developments.
Sunderland fans react:
Replying to the Sunderland AFC Official Twitter account, here is what some supporters had to say about the Evans capture:
“Fantastic!! Welcome to Sunderland mate”
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