Sunderland to make Tottenham's Chimbonda highest paid

Tottenham defender Pascal Chimbonda is set to walk into Sunderland as the club's highest paid player.

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The Sun says Black Cats boss Roy Keane will hand the French right-back a £56,000-a- week deal valid for the next four years.

The contract convinced Chimbonda, 29, to snub Everton and Newcastle - who were also trying to land his signature.

Chimbonda fell out with Spurs boss Juande Ramos after a public tantrum when he was subbed during the Carling Cup final against Chelsea.

Finnish midfielder Teemu Tainio, 28, is likely to join him for a Wearside medical.

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