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Can Sunderland afford to lose Bailey Wright amid Wigan Athletic speculation?

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Sunderland were given a boost this weekend on Bailey Wright's future after Lee Johnson revealed he had "zero appetite" to lose the defender.

The 29-year-old centre-half only has one year remaining on his contract and has attracted interest from fellow promotion chasers, Wigan Athletic.

Speculation surrounding Wright's future has been around for the past few weeks, with Sunderland reportedly not keen to sell to the Latics based on the fact the two sides were playing each other on the opening game of the season.

Time has since passed and the Latics remain keen on signing the Australian, having already taken former Black Cats trio; Max Power, Charlie Wyke and Jordan Jones to the DW this window.

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