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U.S. midfielder Gooch extends contract at Sunderland

Lynden Gooch new deal

Lynden Gooch has signed a contract extension with Sunderland and is set to be at the Stadium of Light through 2019.

The 20-year-old American had been on loan at Doncaster Rovers before an ankle injury ended his season. Prior to that, he impressed with the Sunderland U-21s, winning league player of the month for his work in August.

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He took his senior bow for Sunderland in the League Cup, entering as a sub for then-manager Dick Advocaat in a win over Exeter City.

Gooch represented the U.S. U-20 four times last summer.

3 more years at this amazing club that’s gave me everything,thank you for all the kind messages @SunderlandAFC #safc

— Lynden Gooch (@lyndengooch46) April 21, 2016

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