Date: 5th July 2017 at 6:01pm
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Having worked so successfully with Sunderland boss Simon Grayson at Preston last season links with Everton’s former Celtic forward Aiden McGeady make perfect sense.

Expected to be a player of keen interest to Grayson the Republic of Ireland international, 31, could soon complete a transfer to the Stadium of Light.

A permanent transfer is anticipated, as our friends at Vital Everton inform us:

Everton and Sunderland conducted several deals last season when former Blues boss David Moyes was in charge – they’ll do another when Aiden McGeady seals a permanent transfer to the Stadium of Light.

According to the BBC, McGeady, who doesn’t have a future at Goodison Park, will link up with Simon Grayson, his boss at Preston during a loan spell last season.

McGeady was signed in January 2014 from Russian club Spartak Moscow but has only managed 41 appearances and scored one goal for Everton.

A less than successful loan at Sheffield Wednesday the season before last was followed up by one at Preston – he played 35 games and scored eight goals – during the last campaign when he won the Player of the Year award.

Capped 90 times by the Republic of Ireland, McGeady, 31, has a year left on his current contract at Goodison.

Used courtesy of Vital Everton.

Sunderland, having just announced the arrival of one Everton player, Brendan Galloway on a season-long loan deal, doing further business with the Premier League side for McGeady not only makes sense but would be likely.

We’ll see what comes of this, if anything?

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