Sunderland move to trump Arsenal for Chamakh

Sunderland are moving for Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh.

Sunderland are moving for Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh.

The Daily Mail says Steve Bruce is trying to steal a march on Arsenal with a £12million bid to sign Bordeaux's Chamakh for Sunderland.

The Morocco striker, also tracked by Tottenham and Aston Villa, is seen by Arsene Wenger as a possible replacement for Emmanuel Adebayor, although the manager remains confident his Togo forward will stay at Arsenal.

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