first_imgThe Black Cats are said to be accessing their options after the wantaway pair did not turn up as the team prepare for League One football.Senegal defender Djilobodji and Gabon midfielder Ndong were due back on Wearside on Monday, ahead of the squad’s departure for a training camp in Portugal.But did not turn up, and remained absent on Tuesday.Both players are as keen to leave the club as the Black Cats are to offload them, in an attempt to reduce the wage bill for life in League One.New manager Jack Ross is busily rebuilding his squad having made six signings to date.Djilobodji, an £8million signing from Chelsea in August 2016, spent last season on loan at French club Dijon, while Ndong, who cost Sunderland £13.6million when he arrived from Lorient during the same summer, sealed a temporary move to Watford in January, but did not make a single senior appearance.Ivory Coast international defender Lamine Kone did report back for training, but did not travel to Portugal as he too looks to secure a move. Sunderland duo Didier Ndong and Papy Djilobodji have both failed to report for pre-season training this week, according to reports. Ndong and Djilobodji did not turn up for pre-season training this week center_img 1last_img

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