Sunderland, Newcastle battle for Swansea striker Graham

Sunderland and Newcastle United are battling for Swansea City striker Danny Graham.

Sunderland and Newcastle United are battling for Swansea City striker Danny Graham.

The Daily Star Sunday says the £5million-rated Geordie striker is having talks with boss Michael Laudrup to seek assurances that he remains part of the Danish legend’s plans.

Graham, 27, has been stuck on the first-team fringes for much of the season due to Spanish striker Michu’s storming start with the Swans.

Norwich and Reading have also enquired about ex-­Middlesbrough, Carlisle and Watford frontman Graham (right) who Swansea snapped up from the Hornets for £3.5m 18 months ago.

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