Sunderland eager to close swap deal for Fiorentina fullback Alonso
The Daily Star Sunday says they hope to use Modibo Diakite as bait to land Alonso in a permanent deal.
Spanish left-back Alonso, 23, has been a big success since joining on loan from Fiorentina in January.
French centre-back Diakite, 27, headed in the opposite direction at the end of the January window.
For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tribalfootball