Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players
- Join Date:10/07/2013
* - On loan at Bastia
El Hadji joined Sunderland from Le Havre in July 2013.
He is an international for his native France at under-20 level and joined the club on a free transfer, signing a three-year deal.
El Hadji is a midfielder and came through Le Havre's youth set-up, making his debut at the beginning of 2012.
He made 12 league appearances for the French club in 2012-13, scoring one goal.
The youngster made his first team debut on 5th January 2014 against Carlisle United in the FA Cup with Budweiser, scoring the third goal in a 3-1 win.
El Hadji joined French side Bastia on a season-long loan in August 2014.