Sunderland in talks for mystery Serie A striker signing

Sunderland are closing in on a mystery South American striker signing.

The Journal says Black Cats boss Steve Bruce's forward target is a highly-rated South American currently plying his trade in Serie A.

Former Liverpool target Ezequiel Lavezzi would fit the bill, although his current club Napoli issued a hands-off warning to sides interested in the Argentina international earlier in the summer.

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