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Wickham set for loan move

Connor Wickham is set to be loaned out by new Sunderland boss Gus Poyet.

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Connor Wickham: Set for loan move from Sunderland

Connor Wickham: Set for loan move from Sunderland

Poyet has already agreed to loan out David Vaughan, with Nottingham Forest in pole position to finalise a deal for the Wales international midfielder.

Now Wickham is the next name on the list, and the 20-year-old forward is set to finalise a move once his destination is decided.

Sky Sports understand that up to half-a-dozen Championship clubs have made contact with Sunderland, who are now assessing the options.

Sunderland and Poyet want Wickham to play on a regular basis, and that is believed to be the main consideration when it comes to deciding which club he will join.

The England Under-21 striker, who spent time with Sheffield Wednesday last season, has started one league game for Sunderland this season.

Meanwhile, Sunderland have confirmed that young goalkeeper Joel Dixon has joined Skrill North outfit Workington Reds on a one-month loan deal.

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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