Last Updated: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:08
On a busy day of transfer activity at Sunderland, Modibo Diakite has become the third signing announced, joining from Lazio.
The out-of-contract 26-year-old officially joined the Black Cats on Monday, following Switzerland Under-21 international Cabral and Maritimo defender Valentin Roberge through the door.
The French central defender has signed a three-year deal and will be seen as a replacement for the recently-departed duo of Titus Bramble and Matt Kilgallon at the Stadium of Light.
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