It looks like Sunderland are close to signing a potential Newcastle target Moussa Sissoko, who has been made available by his club Toulouse at £3.5M.
Moussa Sissoko - Sunderland to land player next week?
It was thought that Newcastle could be going after the 5 times capped French International central defender, whose contract runs out in June, but news that Sunderland are now tipped to land the 6’2″ midfielder next week.
Toulouse have made their top player available in January, so they will not lose him for nothing on June 30th, when his contract is up at the French club.
Newcastle have been linked with lots of players in this January transfer window, and even more than in most windows, but it would appear from reports in France they are behind their local rivals in trying to sign the Frenchman, who has played more than 200 times for Toulouse since he made his debut in 2007.
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