Sunderland are poised to sign Dutch goalkeeper Edwin Zoetebier for £1million as Peter Reid starts to rebuild his squad for an immediate return to the Premiership

Zoetebier, who plays for Volendam, flew into the North East with his agent last night ready for signing on talks with Peter Reid today.The 27-year-old is a former Dutch Under-21 international and is regarded as one of the finest goalkeepers in the Dutch league.It would mean pipping Rangers, who also believed to be after his signature, and make up for the disappointment of failing to land Shay Given