Date: 3rd January 2008 at 5:35pm
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Radio Lancs have announced the news that Stanislav Varga may be coming to Turf Moor. The first Owen Coyle signing if this is finalised.

Stanislav Varga joined Sunderland for the second time in August 2006, three-and-a-half years after leaving the Stadium of Light.

The 35 year old, Slovakian defender completed a two-year deal with the Black Cats from Celtic.

Varga is a tall,towering centre-back and was recruited by Peter Reid for £650,000 from Slovan Bratislava during the summer of 2000.The first time round he played 33 times for Sunderland before moving to Celtic but also had a spell on loan at West Brom towards the end of Season 2001-2

He has over 50 caps to his name for the Slovakian National team and has captained the side on a number of occasions