Sunderland eyeing up a deal for Wigan midfielder Max Power, according to journalist Alan Nixon.

Sunderland are eyeing up a deal for Wigan midfielder Max Power.

Alan Nixon tweeted: “SUNDERLAND. WIGAN. Power switch is a possible. If not today … then later.”

The midfielder was expected to leave Wigan, and Sunderland have nipped in and now he’s now heading to Sunderland to put the final touches to a deal which will spell the end of three exciting years for him with Wigan.

About Max Power –

The midfielder progressed through the youth ranks at Tranmere Rovers.

He earned his first professional start in September 2011, aged 18 in a 2-0 loss away to Huddersfield Town.

After a handful of appearances in the 2011-12 season, Power began to feature more in 2012-13, playing 27 times in League One.

The 2013-14 season he made a further 33 League One appearances, taking his overall experience at that level to over 60 matches.

In 2014-15 he featured 53 times, scoring 13 goals ending the campaign as Tranmere’s top goal scorer in all competitions.

Max Power joined Wigan when his contract expired at Tranmere Rovers in the summer of 2015. Power initially signed a three year deal which was extended in the summer of 2016 until 2019.

Max Power became a massive part of Wigan’s Sky Bet League One title-winning campaign in 2015-16.

The midfielder was runner-up in the club’s Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Year awards but did win the Community Trust’s Player of the Year accolade to cap off a successful debut campaign.

He appeared in 42 of the 46 games in the 2016-17 Sky Bet Championship season.

Last season, Max Power established himself as a key member of Paul Cook’s side in the 2017-18 Sky Bet League One title-winning campaign, playing 49 times in all compeititons and scored five goals.


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