Sunderland battling Newcastle for Anita

Sky Sports is reporting that Sunderland and fierce local rivals Newcastle United are battling it out for Ajax ace Vurnon Anita.

Sky Sports is reporting that Sunderland and fierce local rivals Newcastle United are battling it out for Ajax ace Vurnon Anita.

Newcastle have had a bid rejected by Ajax for Anita with the Dutch giants thought to be holding out for a fee in the region of £10-£12million for the 23 year old Holland international.

Ajax are reluctant to lose Anita, but know they would not be able to resist a sizeable offer for the all-action midfielder.

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