Sep 13, 2018
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Papy Djilobodji: Sunderland terminate £8m defender

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Papy Djilobodji: Sunderland terminate £8m defender

Papy Djilobodji final performed for Sunderland in August 2017

Sunderland have terminated Papy Djilobodji’s contract, saying the defender returned to the membership late and unfit.

The 29-year-old Senegal worldwide, who price £8m from Chelsea two years in the past, put in a switch request in June.

He did not report for coaching in August after Sunderland allowed him to take unpaid depart throughout July to agree a deal at a brand new membership.

The membership mentioned he “comprehensively” failed a health take a look at upon his return.

Djilobodji, who was underneath contract till June 2020, solely returned to coaching within the first week of September after ignoring plenty of written requests from the League One membership.

In a statement,