Sunderland challenge Arsenal for Le Havre fullback Mendy

Sunderland are joining the battle for Le Havre defender Benjamin Mendy. The Evening Chronicle says Sunderland boss Paolo di Canio is seeking a new left-back signing.

Sunderland are joining the battle for Le Havre defender Benjamin Mendy.

The Evening Chronicle says Sunderland boss Paolo di Canio is seeking a new left-back signing.

Mendy is a 19-year-old who has been compared in his homeland to former France captain Patrice Evra.

He is a long-term Arsenal target and Lyon and Marseille are also interested.

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