Sunderland have confirmed that they have accepted a bit from Watford for defender Younes Kaboul and have agreed to let him speak to the club about personal terms to complete the deal.
Kaboul has been given permission to talk personal terms with Walter Mazzari’s side after telling David Moyes he wanted to end his year-long stay on Wearside.
Speaking to the club’s official website, Kaboul said: “This is not an easy situation for me, but the club and the manager have shown an understanding of my personal circumstances and I am grateful for that.
“The Sunderland fans have supported me fantastically well since I came to the club, they gave me my passion back and I sincerely thank them for that. I hope they understand that I have made this incredibly difficult decision for me.”