Sunderland are stepping up their interest for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma.

Sunderland are moving for Zouma after seeing Ashley Williams pen new terms with Swansea City.

That means Sunderland will redouble their efforts to land France under-21 international Zouma, who cost Chelsea £12m when he arrived at Stamford Bridge from Saint-Etienne in January with Jose Mourinho swooping to sign a player talked up as a future France captain by national boss Didier Deschamps, says the Sunday Sun.

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