Last Updated: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:00
Sunderland have become the latest Premier League club to be linked with a summer swoop for Watford's on-loan striker Matej Vydra.
The forward, who hit 20 goals last season for the Hornets in the Championship while on loan from Italian side Udinese, is on several top-flight clubs' radars and has already been linked with West Ham, Fulham, West Brom and Swansea.
However, Black Cats boss Paolo Di Canio is also keen and could be ready to try and lure the in-demand 21-year-old to the north east.
Vydra's parent club Udinese are thought to have slapped a high asking price of £8million on the player's head but last season's Championship Player of the Year could be loaned out again next season for a much lower figure.
Di Canio is working hard on his transfer targets and, amid talk he is prepared to let Stephane Sessegnon go, the Italian coach remains in the hunt for AZ Alkmaar's US forward Jozy Altidore and Manchester City starlet John Guidetti.
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