Date: 18th July 2017 at 7:20pm
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The ongoing speculation linking Tommy Elphick with a move across the City doesn’t seem to be slowing down and now Sunderland have entered the mix.

The 29 year old arrived from Bournemouth last summer and took the captain’s armband but lost his place and the skipper honour that moved onto James Chester.

With the arrival of John Terry and an already overloaded squad, it’s often been reported this summer that Elphick would be moving on and Harry Redknapp has been a known suitor.

Sky Sports reported yesterday that Birmingham continued to be interested in trying to do a deal for him, but new Sunderland manager Simon Grayson had become an interested party.

It’s a typical ‘Sky sources understands’ with very little in terms of bones and depth to the story, but it largely serves as repackaging the original Birmingham rumours with the introduction of Sunderland’s supposed interest.

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4 Replies to “Elphick Linked To Birmingham & Sunderland”

  • Without a doubt Tommy Elphick is a quality player,brought into the club and soon made Captain before the arrival of Steve Bruce.Now it appears he has dropped out of the gaffer’s plans,sadly that’s the nature of the game.
    With John Terry the team has a

  • I wouldnt say Elphick has ever looked quality for us, he had a couple of good performances at the start of last season, but then we started to see the flaws in his game. He’d be 4th choice centre half next season so I can understand him wanting to move on

  • I hope he gets a move so he can play regular football, not quite what I’d expected but still hope he can progress his career.

  • I really like Tommy and his attitude, but the truth of it is, he didn’t cut it when he had his opportunities. I think there was a better player in there somewhere, but we don’t have the time for him to figure that out – and at 29, we expected he’d hit the

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