Sunderland have completed the signing of Linfield’s Trai Hume on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
The 19-year-old is primarily a right-back but he can also play in midfield, and he has been an outstanding performer to help David Healy’s men to top of the table in the Northern Irish top-flight.
Such talent was always going to attract attention though, and it had been suggested that the Black Cats were keen on signing the teenager.
Hume has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal, with Sunderland having the option to extend that by a further 12 months.
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Securing such an exciting young talent has obviously gone down well with the support and here we look at some of the reaction from fans on Twitter following the latest bit of business by Lee Johnson…
Get in there!!! Welcome
— Yarmnthat (@chickenparmos) January 4, 2022
Delighted with this, people only seem to have positive things to say about both his ability and attitude. Welcome on board kidda, go make yourself a legend!!!
— Blackcatlife1973 (@Blackcatlife197) January 4, 2022
— Joe McNally (@JoeMcNa36001719) January 4, 2022
Another good young signing.
— Baz (@paulbaz10) January 4, 2022
Outrageous from you
— 🔴⚪️🇫🇷 (@KyleSAFC_) January 4, 2022
Get in lad, welcome, tear it up
— Alan B (@AlanBsafc) January 4, 2022
Another good signing from Speakman and KLD
— George (@SAFCGeorge6) January 4, 2022