The 20-year-old, who came on as a substitute in the World Cup quarter final against Uruguay, is on AC Milan's books.
But new San Siro boss Max Allegri is keen for him to gain experience elsewhere.
Target man: Sunderland are pondering a season-long loan deal for Ghana World Cup star Dominic Adiyiah
Ghana captain John Mensah could play a pivotal role.
He was on loan at Sunderland last season and talks are ongoing about a permanent deal from Lyon.
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