Striker who joined Sunderland in 2011 after debuting professionally for Ipswich Town in 2009.
He began his youth career with Reading in 2002 and appeared in 2 matches for the English U16 team in 2008.
He was sent on loan to Sheffield Wednesday during the 2013-14 season and Leeds United in 2014.
He was born in Hereford, England.
He and midfielder Conor Hourihane were teammates on Ipswich Town during the 2010-11 season.