According to Chronicle chief sports writer Lee Ryder Jack Colback is attracting a lot of interest from a host of Championship clubs.
No deal for Jack Colback agreed with Wolves yet. Hull still interested and he wants to stay in north. No surprise to see Sunderland linked.— Lee Ryder (@lee_ryder) August 31, 2017
If Colback were to return to Sunderland it would certainly be a remarkable move considering he left the Black Cats, for arch rivals Newcastle two years ago.
Colback was previously a fan favourite at the Stadium of Light, after growing up in the surrounding areas. However there was a lot of bad blood and discontent from Sunderland fans, when he made the short move north and it would be difficult to see the supporters getting behind him again.
The problem for Championship clubs is that Colback has high wages and Newcastle are demanding that any club pays a high proportion of those, if they want a loan deal.
Newcastle would prefer a permanent deal, but a loan looks more likely. Hull City are the favourites for his signature and need a suitable replacement for Sam Clucas.