Sunderland want a new Mate as they look to Sporting Gijon striker Bilic

05 March 2010 09:46
Best Mate: Bilic has built an impressive reputation in Spain's top flight [LNB]Sporting Gijon striker Mate Bilic has set his sights on a move to Barclays Premier League, with Sunderland tracking his progress.[LNB]The Croatian has notched four times for his club this season but could be sold to ease financial concerns at El Molinon. [LNB]The 29-year-old made his international bow in October, and scored his first under namesake Slaven Bilic in a friendly Liechtenstein a month later.[LNB]Sunderland have managed just a touch over one goal per game this season as their season has imploded after a promising start.[LNB]'I have always had a lot of interest in the Premier League because it is a great league,' he said.[LNB]'I have many friends playing in England and they have told me great things about it.[LNB]'For now my objective is to play well and to score goals for Sporting, but it is possible that something could happen in the summer.' [LNB] Don't fret over financial losses, Sunderland chairman Quinn tells fansSunderland 0 Fulham 0: Deluded boss Steve Bruce defends his shocking side FIRING LINE: Three is the not so magic number for Sunderland boss BrucePremier League reject plan for play-off to decide final Champions League spotFabio Capello and England's chosen ones for South AfricaSUNDERLAND FC

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