Simon Mignolet has admitted that he doesn’t want to be part of another relegation scrap with Sunderland next season.
Arsenal and Liverpool target Simon Mignolet has hinted that Sunderland must improve next season if he is to stay at the club for the long term future, hinting that a move could be on the cards if it does not happen.
The Belgian international has suggested to the Daily Mail that he hopes the team improves on last season, insinuating he may not stay at the club if they remain near the foot of the table.
“I am ambitious, and I read the press as you do,” he said.
“It has been a difficult season with Sunderland. It’s not much fun to play bottom of the League, and I think Sunderland will know they have to change something to prevent another season like that.”
Liverpool and Arsenal have been tracking the two-time Sunderland player of the year winner, as they look to challenge their current starting goalkeepers this pre-season, with a talented player in Mignolet.
The £6.5m rated 24-year old played all 38 games last season for the Black Cats, keeping 11 clean sheets in the process, which is impressive considering the team’s 17th place finish in the Premier League this season.