Black Cats in Pogrebnyak link

04 July 2011 08:26
Pavel Pogrebnyak's agent admits there is interest from the Premier League amid reports Sunderland are in talks to sign the Stuttgart striker.[LNB] Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is anxious to improve his attacking options this summer and has already snapped up Connor Wickham and Ji Dong-yon.[LNB]However, a more experienced forward may also be required at the Stadium of Light and the Black Cats have been linked with a bid for Pogrebnyak.[LNB]The Russia international has spent the past two seasons with Stuttgart and has reportedly been wanted by Liverpool and Tottenham in the past.[LNB]Reports in Germany over the weekend claimed Sunderland are keen to sign the 27-year-old and the forward's agent Oleg Artemov acknowledged there is interest from England.[LNB]"For now, I can not tell you anything," Artemov told in relation to the Sunderland link. "Let's leave this piece of news without any comments.[LNB]"There really are some offers for Pogrebnyak, but today it's all still at the negotiation stage.[LNB]"The interest from German and English clubs still exists. However, we haven't received any new offers."

Source: Team_Talk