Riveros joins Sunderland

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce today made his first summer signing when the club completed a deal to bring Paraguay international midfielder Cristian Riveros to Wearside.

The 27-year-old, who has been playing his club football in Mexico with Cruz Azul, has put pen to paper on a three-year contract.

Bruce said: "We have been monitoring Cristian for a while now, so I'm delighted to have concluded a deal which will bring him to Sunderland and the Barclays Premier League.

"He is a very creative midfielder and a player that will enhance our attacking options from wide positions for next season."

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