Sunderland fans react to £2m bid for Kieffer Moore

Loads of Sunderland fans have been giving their verdict on the latest transfer news, as reports claim they have lodged a bid for Kieffer Moore.

According to Football Insider, Sunderland have made a £2m bid for Moore, who has scored 13 League One goals for Barnsley this season.

The 6 ft 5 in target man is seen as a replacement for Josh Maja, who is expected to join Bordeaux in the coming days, per Sky Sports.

The Maja deal is worth around £3.5m according to Sky Sports, so it looks like the Black Cats are ready to spend a large chunk of that sum on an immediate replacement.

Moore has bounced around a lot in his career, but has found most of his success in League One, where he has struck 29 goals and six assists in 75 appearances, per Transfermarkt.

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The Black Cats are currently third, just four points off league leaders Portsmouth, but they would find it very difficult to keep pace without a proven goalscorer, and Moore has already shown Jack Ross what he can do.

The powerful target man bagged an impressive brace when Barnsley were beaten 4-2 at the Stadium of Light earlier this season, prompting one fan to call him the “best [opposition] performer I’ve seen here this season”.

You can find that and many other Twitter reactions down below…

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