Report: Sunderland and Chelsea interested in Queens Park Rangers’ Robert Green

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Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Robert Green is reportedly being targeted by Premier League duo Sunderland and Chelsea.

Sunderland are interested in signing Robert Green from Queens Park Rangers in the summer transfer window, according to The Sun.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that Sunderland’s Premier League rivals Chelsea also want to secure the services of Green.

However, QPR, who got relegated from the Premier League to the Championship at the end of the recently concluded 2014-15 season, want the goalkeeper to sign a new contract.

The England international’s current deal with Rangers runs out in June 2016, and the London outfit reportedly want him to put pen to paper on a new three-year deal.

Green was one of the best players at QPR in 2014-15, and it makes sense for the Rs to keep hold of him.

However, the former West Ham United star may not like to play in the Championship, especially if he has offers from clubs from the English top flight.

The 35-year-old is not going to be the first choice at either Chelsea or Sunderland, but he will have the status of a Premier League goalkeeper.

At the Stadium of Light, Green would be coming in for Vito Mannone, who could be sold by the Black Cats this summer, according to The Chronicle (click here to read more).

A spot in the Chelsea squad could open up for Green if the Blues sell Petr Cech, who has been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United by The Telegraph.

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