Sunderland have signed center-half Younes Kaboul from Tottenham Hotspur, according to latest reports.
The Black Cats who survived in the Premier League have sealed the former Portsmouth defender earlier today.
The Frenchman becomes the fourth signing for the Black Cats. Sebastian Coates, Jeremain Lens and Adam Matthews all hatve already signed for them this summer.
The 29-year-old defender has not been a regular player under manager Mauricio Pochettino. He did not feature in the second half of Premier League campaign last season for Spurs.
Kaboul revealed his happiness on his move to Sunderland that he is very happy to be a part of the Black Cats.
Head coach Dick Advocaat also expressed his happiness on his move that the former Spurs captain is a very good an experienced defender, he is a good addition to the squad.
“He is a very experienced player, which is what we need.”
Kaboul spent two spells at White Hart Lane. He rejoined in 2012 after his one and a half year of stay at Portsmouth under Harry Redknapp who resigned him at Spurs.
Spurs signed him for £5million and sold him for an undisclosed fee. However, it is expected to be around £3million.
Kaboul made more than 100 appearances during his second spell at White Hart Lane.
Columnist: Simon Oates