Ivory Coast forward Gohou Bi Goua Gerard is pleased with interest from England.

The 23-year-old has scored 10 goals for Turkish side Kayseri Erciyesspor so far this season.

Sunderland, Stoke City and Southampton are being linked with Gerard, who said: "I am flattered by clubs' interest in me.

"I want to play in a big league someday.

"I have scored goals everywhere I've played so I can score in the Premier League one day, I am sure about that."