Cristian 'Cebolla' Rodriguez may be the next new arrival at Sunderland, after reports emerged suggesting his signing could be made official within a matter of hours.
Uruguyan journalist Martin Charquero, who works for Tenfield and Gol TV, tweeted that Rodriguez's move could be confirmed as soon as today;
Hoy se puede confirmar la llegada de Cebolla Rodriguez al Sunderland. A punto de ser The Onion.
— Martin Charquero (@MartinCharquero) July 28, 2014
It's interesting to note that Tenfield and Gol TV are both owned by Paco Casal, the agent who was reportedly in London recently negotiating Rodriguez's move to Sunderland, so although the time frame mentioned in the tweet may be slightly off with any move more likely to happen in the next few days rather than today, we should hopefully be able to look forward to 'The Onion' being unveiled by Sunderland in the near future.
Gus Poyet has made no secret of his desire to see Sunderland sign the Atletico Madrid midfielder and his imminent arrival would provide a big boost to the head coach's plans, particularly with a move for Fabio Borini stalling.
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