The club are still owed money from the deal despite the Argentine flop leaving in February.
Gus Poyet is at a loss to explain why Ignacio Scocco flopped so badly in the Premier League as he was a much sought-after talent.
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Argentine striker Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Scocco is wanted by Premier League duo Sunderland and Cardiff City
Cardiff City's search for a winger this January looks set to continue, with deals for Ignacio Scocco and Wilfried Zaha far from reaching a conclusion.
Internacional want more money for Argentine, Andrew Johnson could head north and Craig Gardner targeted by West Brom