Steve Bruce left out in the cold in hunt for Kevin Kuranyi by big money Dynamo Moscow

16 April 2010 10:36
Sunderland look to be losing the battle to sign Kevin Kuranyi after Dinamo Moscow offered the Germany striker £85,000 a week to sign for them.[LNB]Manager Steve Bruce held talks with the 28-year-old Schalke star in January but failed to strike a deal as the player was chasing £3.5m a year. [LNB]Bruce hoped to be in a better position next month with Kuranyi available on a free transfer but Dinamo's offer will make it difficult for him to compete. [LNB] High demand: Sunderland are one of several clubs in the hunt for Kevin Kuranyi[LNB]Fenerbahce have also reportedly offered £100,000 a week but Kuranyi is not keen on Turkey, while Juventus have also expressed an interest. [LNB]Meanwhile, Sunderland midfielder Bolo Zenden is yet to decide whether to take up an offer to stay for an extra year. [LNB]Zenden, 33, said: 'I am still thinking about it.' [LNB]Bruce is still keen on Paraguay international Cristian Riveros and Udinese's Simone Pepe. [LNB] Kilgallon frustrated with lack of first-team opportunities at SunderlandPompey in good company - Premier League's most pointless clubsTHE LIST: Sportsmail's top 50 signings of the season - Nos 30-21Hutton doesn't want Spurs return as defender is loving life at SunderlandSUNDERLAND FC

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