Internacional are demanding £5 million for striker Ignacio Scocco.

Scocco's father has announced he expects his son to join Sunderland this week.

The Evening Chronicle says Scocco wants to leave, and - despite interest from Spanish side Valencia - Sunderland lead the chase for his signature.

But they will have to decide whether they are prepared to make such a big outlay while their Premier League status remains in jeopardy.

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