Sunderland bid for McClean accepted

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Updated: August 5, 2011

James McClean look set for the Premier League after Derry City accepted a bid from English Premier League side Sunderland for his services.

The highly rated 22-year-old will now travel to Sunderland on Monday for a medical.

The talented winger has been watched by a number of clubs this summer with Reading and Peterborough United both linked heavily with the player.

McClean has impressed for Derry on their return to the Premier Division and such has been his form he received a first call-up to the Northern Ireland squad for the Euro 2012 qualifier against the Faroe Islands.

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