Villa challenge Sunderland for Wolves striker Fletcher

Aston Villa are joining the battle for Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher.

Aston Villa are joining the battle for Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher.

The Express & Star says Villa are also understood to have made contact with Wolves as boss Paul Lambert looks to strengthen his strike force after the exit of Emile Heskey and with injury doubts over Darren Bent and Gabby Agbonlahor.

Sunderland have made a £10 million bid for the Scot.

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