A slightly delayed Salut! Sunderland welcome to Laurens De Bock, on loan from Leeds

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Perhaps it was all the whingeing on social media about Jack Ross and the shortcomings of Sunderland’s transfer dealings. Perhaps it was a return, despite all we had to spend to put things right, of the occasional redirection from our pages to a rogue Turkish escort site (if anyone knows of a legal way of counter-attacking such cyber louts, please tell us).

One way or the other, we neglected to offer our customary greetings to the final signing of the transfer window: the Belgian left back Laurens De Bock on a season-long loan from Leeds United.

Read moreA slightly delayed Salut! Sunderland welcome to Laurens De Bock, on loan from Leeds