Sunderland braced for £10m bill for loan flop Ricky Alvarez despite never owning the player
Sunderland are braced for a £10million payout on a player they do not own.
Loan flop Ricky Alvarez was sent back to Inter Milan at the end of the 2014/15 season despite a contractual obligation to buy the Argentina winger should they avoid relegation.
The Black Cats claimed Inter had hesitated over a knee operation Alvarez needed and said the Italian club were in breach of the agreement.
ALVAREZ AT SUNDERLAND Appearances: 13
Shot accuracy: 50 per cent
Chances created: 7
Pass accuracy: 89 per cent
Duels won: 44 per cent
Red/yellow cards: 3/0
FIFA subsequently ruled in favour of... read more
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