Sunderland striker target Franco Di Santo admits he wants Premier League return

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The former Wigan and Chelsea man craves 'revenge' on the Premier League.

Former Chelsea and Wigan Athletic striker Franco Di Santo has opened the door to a potential move back to the Premier League this summer.

The Argentine has been linked with Sunderland recently. The Daily Mail reported at the end of last month that The Black Cats will make an £8 million move for the player in the summer, if they survive in the Premier League this season.

Di Santo, now with Bundesliga side Werder Bremen, told Goal.com yesterday:

"Yes. Now I have more experience. I found a new place where I can play happily and it gives me confidence.

"If I come back to England, it'd be a great revenge."

Despite being dubbed the ‘next Hernan Crespo’ it never happened at Chelsea and he moved on to Wigan.

In the summer of 2012 Di Santo turned down the opportunity to remain a Wigan Athletic player. He left England with a reputation for not exactly being a lethal goal-scorer.

However his excellent attributes have seen him play for the Argentina national team and he is now in top form in Germany.

Di Santo has scored 13 goals in 24 appearances this season, a massive improvement from his time in England.

Still only 26-years-old, he would be an excellent buy if Sunderland do end up getting their man.

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