Sunderland: Papy Djilobodji & Wahbi Khazri leave on loan

Papy Djilobodji challenges Marcus Edwards of Tottenham's under-20s side.
Papy Djilobodji (right) had been playing for Sunderland's development side

Sunderland have loaned defender Papy Djilobodji to French top-flight club Dijon for the 2017-18 season.

Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri, 26, has joined Rennes on loan, also for the rest of the season.

Djilobodji, 28, played 23 games last season as the Black Cats were relegated from the Premier League.

The Senegal defender, who cost the Wearsiders £8m when he moved from Chelsea last August, made just one EFL Cup appearance this season.

Find all the latest football transfers on our dedicated page.

Top Stories