Sunderland have signed Mansfield Town striker Liam Lawrence on a free deal.
Lawrence scored 22 goals last season
The 22-year-old, who scored 22 goals last season, told the club's official website: "I'm absolutely over the moon to join Sunderland.
"It's a great chance for me to move up two divisions and show people what I can do."
Lawrence added: "I've always been impressed with the club [Sunderland] and with the fans, they have a huge away following."