Sunderland have agreed a £13 million fee with Ipswich Town for striker Connor Wickham.

The Daily Mail says the fee would mean £5m being paid up front for the 6ft 3in England Under 21 striker, who at 18 is seen as one of the country's brightest prospects.

Having now agreed a fee, Ipswich may receive further bids from the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham.

Wickham is understood to favour a move to Liverpool.

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