Sunderland have signed Netherlands international Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea for an undisclosed fee.
Argentine club Newell's Old Boys have confirmed the signing of Sunderland striker Ignacio Scocco.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is still hoping to sign Marcos Alonso but admits a deal is 'close, but not close enough'.
Newell's Old Boys are confident they can end Ignacio Scocco's Sunderland struggles and take him back to Argentina.
Sunderland produced an impressive performance to seal an emphatic 5-1 win over Darlington in a pre-season friendly.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has confirmed that the club have reached an agreement with Liverpool over the sale of striker Fabio Borini.
Emanuele Giaccherini's agent has stated his client wants to remain at Sunderland.
Sunderland have released Carlos Cuellar, Oscar Ustari and Keiren Westwood at the end of their contracts, while it has also been agreed that defender Andrea Dossena will leave before the final year of his deal.
Goalkeeper Vito Mannone has signed a new two-year contract with Sunderland.
USA Starting XI: Howard, Gonzalez, Bradley, Besler, Beasley, Dempsey, Bedoya, Jones, Zusi, Cameron, Johnson.
US Men's National Team striker Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play against Belgium on Tuesday.
Jurgen Klinsmann is optimistic that Sunderland and US Men's National team striker Jozy Altidore will recover in time to face Belgium.
South Korea XI: XI: S G Kim, S Y Yun, Y G Kim, H M Son, Y Lee, J C Koo, K Y Han, S Y Ki, C Y Lee, S W Kim, J H Hong
Sunderland and US Men's National Team striker Jozy Altidore will miss USA's match against Germany on thursday with the hip injury he picked up against Ghana.
USA XI: Howard, Bradley, Besler, Beasley, Dempsey (c), Bedoya, Jones, Beckerman, Zusi, Cameron, Johnson