Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players

27 Santiago Vergini

Santiago became Sunderland's second signing of the January transfer window when he joined on a season-long loan.

The defender had been on loan at Argentine Primera side Estudiantes from his parent club, Atletico Fenix.

Born in Rosario, Argentina, Santiago has been capped once by his country and began his career in Paraguay with Olimpia.

He had a spell in Europe with Italian side Verona before moving back to Rosario to join Newell's Old Boys in 2011, making a total of 78 league appearances for the club.

Santiago joined Estudiantes in 2013 and played 13 league games before opting to move back to Europe with Sunderland.

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