Sunderland and Le Havre have reportedly agreed a fee for Benjamin Mendy according to Sky Sports.

The 18-year old defender will now hold talks with the Black Cats regarding a summer shift to the Stadium of Light.

Left-back Mendy, who has represented France at many youth levels, is being valued at around £5million.

He has been courted by Marseille and Lyon and previously attracted interest from Arsenal and Cardiff City buit it appears as though he will head to Sunderland very soon.

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