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Leeds step up hunt for Sunderland flop

Will Buckley
Will Buckley

Leeds United are keeping a close eye on Sunderland winger Will Buckley.

The midfielder is out of favour at the Stadium of Light, having struggled to make an impact since his switch from Brighton.

Leeds are definitely interested in Buckley, with new boss Uwe Rosler eager to boost his options out wide, while Birmingham have also been linked with the ex-Brighton man.

Sunderland are looking to ship out Buckley permanently, rather than on loan, with the same stance applying to midfielder Liam Bridcutt.

The Black Cats will have to take a hit on the £2.5million they paid for each player.