Vito Mannone denies rumours of Sunderland transfer request

Vito Mannone rejects rumours that he handed in a transfer request at Sunderland following Costel Pantilimon's arrival.

Vito Mannone has quashed rumours that he has asked to leave Sunderland this summer following the capture of Costel Pantilimon.

The 26-year-old's future at the Stadium of Light was called into question when the Black Cats signed the former Manchester City shot-stopper earlier this month.

Rumours emerged claiming that Mannone had submitted a transfer request, but the former Arsenal player has claimed that he is happy at Sunderland.

Mannone told the Shields Gazette: "I don't know where this false speculation is coming from but I want to let supporters know that there is absolutely nothing in it. I have not asked for a transfer and I have no intention of doing so."

Mannone moved to Sunderland last year.

Man City goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon in action against Newcastle during their Capital One Cup Fourth Round match on October 30, 2013
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