Go back to Inter, Sunderland tells Ghana’s Sulley Muntari

Sunderland has revealed that it will not make any move to sign Ghanaian international Sulley Muntari on a permanent deal.

This means Muntari, who was on loan to Sunderland, will return to Inter Milan in Italy.

“Sunderland AFC has today confirmed that the club will not take up the option to sign midfielder Sulley Muntari on a permanent deal,” said a statement on the club’s website on May 13, 2011.

According to the statement, Sunderland Chairman, Niall Quinn has informed the Italian side that the current deal is not right for the club.

Due to the terms of the deal Muntari will now not play any part in Sunderland’s remaining two games and will return to his parent club, Sunderland indicates.

Commenting on the issue Manager Steve Bruce said: “Sulley has been a great professional in his time here and naturally we’d like to thank him for his contribution to our season and wish him all the best for the future.”

Sulley Muntari made nine appearances for Sunderland after joining during the January 2011 transfer window.


By Ekow Quandzie

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