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<strong>Bruce set for Sunderland job</strong><br />SUNDERLAND are today expected to confirm the appointment of Wigan boss Steve Bruce as manager.<br /><br />Bruce is set to sign a three-year contract thought to be worth &pound;60,000 per week at the Stadium of Light, after the two clubs agreed compensation earlier this week.<br /><br />The former Birmingham manager, who steered Wigan to 11th place in the Premier League last season, is expected to take his backroom team with him.<br /><br /><strong>Adams hints at Celtic role</strong><br />FORMER Portsmouth boss Tony Adams says he will be the new Celtic manager if &lsquo;good friend&rsquo; Wim Jansen is appointed technical director of the club.<br /><br />Ex-Arsenal skipper Adams, who has been out of work since his sacking at Fratton Park in February, said yesterday: &ldquo;Wim Jansen is probably in at Celtic. It would be him as technical director and me as manager.&rdquo;<br /><br /><strong>Rovers clinch first signing</strong><br />BLACKBURN boss Sam Allardyce has made South Africa international Elrio van Heerden his first summer signing.<br /><br />Van Heerden, 25, can play anywhere across the midfield and arrives on a free transfer from Belgian side Club Brugge, where he has spent to past three seasons.<br /><br /><strong>Cisse wants Tottenham switch</strong><br />DJIBRIL CISSE has issued a &ldquo;come and get me&rdquo; plea to Tottenham after failing to land a permanent deal at Sunderland.<br /><br />&ldquo;It is a really good team and a really good stadium and good atmosphere,&rdquo; said Cisse, who is back at parent club Marseille following a loan spell. &ldquo;But at the moment it is only talk.&rdquo;