Costel Pantilmon joins Sunderland

Popular back-up keeper Costel Pantilimon will join Sunderland on a free transfer this summer. He has signed a four-year contract at the Stadium of Light.


On leaving the official site said; Costel played an instrumental role in City’s capture of the Capital One Cup in the 2013/14 season and also appeared seven times for the champions in the Barclays Premier League.

He kept eight clean sheets in the 2013/14 season to aid his team in their ultimately successful pursuit of a league and cup double.

The Bacau-born man made his debut for the club in the League Cup in September 2011 against Birmingham.

In the 2012/13 season, Pantillimon helped the Blues to the FA Cup final, conceding just one goal in the semi-final on City’s road to Wembley.

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