Sunderland staying patient in pursuit of Wolves striker Fletcher

Sunderland are keeping patient over their pursuit of Wolves striker Steven Fletcher.

Sunderland are keeping patient over their pursuit of Wolves striker Steven Fletcher.

The Journal says the relegated club are making bullish noises behind-the-scenes about not wanting to let Fletcher leave but know their hand would be forced if he asked to leave.

That remains an option, but Fletcher sent a tongue-in-cheek Tweet which read: “I ain’t put no transfer request in – only request I have put in just now was for a side of fries with my chicken wrap at the pool.”

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