Transfer talk

Wickham signs for Sunderland

June 29, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Sunderland have signed England Under-21 international Connor Wickham from Ipswich Town for a fee which could eventually rise to £12 million based upon various add-on clauses.

Sunderland have paid an initial fee of £8 million for Wickham, 18, who had also been tracked by Liverpool. It is believed he turned down the chance to move to Anfield in favour of a club where he would get more first-team opportunities.

Black Cats boss Steve Bruce was determined to sign the striker who ...

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