Marcos Alonso joins Sunderland

  • Last Updated: December 30 2013, 15:57 GMT

Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso will join Sunderland on loan for the rest of the season on January 1.

Marcos Alonso joins Sunderland

The former Bolton full-back has completed a medical on Wearside and will officially join the Black Cats' squad when the winter transfer window opens.

Manager Gus Poyet said: "I can confirm Marcos is going to be with us for the rest of the season on loan from Fiorentina, which is something very important.

"I was looking for a player in that position on the left side and I hope he will help us and everybody will like him.

"I am delighted that everything is agreed."


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