Sunderland must double bid to land AZ star Altidore

Sunderland have been told to almost double their opening offer for AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore.

Sunderland have been told to almost double their opening offer for AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore.

The Daily Mail says Sunderland's £4m offer for AZ Alkmaar striker Altidore has been rejected. The 23-year-old, valued at £7m, scored 23 goals last season.

An AZ spokesman said: "A first bid was insufficient. Now we wait."

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