Sunderland aim to take Monaco's Dieumerci Mbokani on loan to replace Darren Bent

19 January 2011 01:57
In demand: Mbokani[LNB]Sunderland are looking at an economical solution to Darren Bent's departure as they consider signing Monaco striker Dieumerci Mbokani on loan.[LNB]The 25-year-old striker, who has interested Everton and Hoffenheim, has told the French club he wants to leave. [LNB]Sunderland manager Steve Bruce and chairman Niall Quinn, who have been offered Cardiff City striker Jay Bothroyd as an alternative solution to Bent, are long-term admirers of Carlton Cole but are put off by West Ham's £9million valuation.[LNB]Sunderland are also considering making a £2m bid for Stoke striker Tuncay Sanli.[LNB]  Bent a done deal as England striker seals £24m switch from Sunderland to Aston VillaColin Young: Bent's fantasy deal brings Sunderland crashing back to earthAll the latest Sunderland news, features and opinion[LNB]  Explore more:People: Carlton Cole, Jay Bothroyd, Darren Bent, Steve Bruce, Tuncay Sanli, Niall Quinn Places: Monaco, Monaco

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