More News

  • Follow us on:

Black Cats eye new striker

2010-08-30 10:43:33, Views: 3, Clubcall

Black Cats eye new striker

Steve Bruce says he needs to bring in a partner for Darren Bent before the transfer window shuts with Asamoah Gyan a reported target.

Speculation on Monday has indicated that Sunderland have lodged a club record bid for the 24-year-old Ghana international, believed to be around £14million, after his highly impressive displays at the World Cup.

Bruce has been in the market for a striker since Kenwyne Jones completed his move to Stoke and with Frazier Campbell having damaged his ankle ligaments in the 1-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday Sunderland's need for a striker has only deepened.

Gyan appears to be the man Bruce has in mind to partner Bent but with just over a day left to complete transfers time is running out for the Black Cats' boss to get his man.

Bruce said: "It's imperative, the chairman knows that. It was imperative before we started, so if we are going to lose Fraizer for a few months, then we have got to try to act if we possibly can."


match previews

match reports

Bet of the day

free bet offers

betting news


Will Lukaku score more goals for Man Utd than Rooney will for Everton?

Clubcall poll vote
60.31 %
39.69 %
Total votes: 446

Sunderland Latest Signing

Sunderland Most Expensive