Report: Sunderland, Aberdeen interested in Christian Doidge

Christian Doidge of Forest Green celebrates after scoring his team's second goal of the game during the Vanarama National League Play Off Final between Tranmere and Forest Green at Wembley...

Sunderland and Aberdeen are reportedly interested in signing Christian Doidge from Forest Green Rovers in the summer transfer window.

Adebayo Akinfenwa of Wycombe Wanderers battles for the ball with Christian Doidge of Forest Green Rovers during the Sky Bet League Two match between Wycombe Wanderers and Forest Green...

Sunderland are interested in signing Christian Doidge from Forest Green Rovers in the summer transfer window, according to Sky Sports.

It has been reported that Doidge is on the Black Cats' list as a potential alternative to Charlie Wyke of Bradford City for Sunderland, who will play in League One next season after getting relegated from the Championship.

Scottish Premiership club Aberdeen are also claimed to be interested in the 25-year-old Welsh striker.

Sunderland’s League One rivals, Peterborough United and Bradford City, are also reported to be interested in Doidge, who is claimed to be valued at £750,000 by League Two side Forest Green.

Christian Doidge of Forest Green celebrates after scoring his team's second goal of the game during the Vanarama National League Play Off Final between Tranmere and Forest Green at Wembley...

Risky signing for Sunderland?

Doidge did well for Forest Green last season, as the striker scored 20 goals and provided five assists in 42 League Two appearances, according to Transfermarkt.com.

The 25-year-old striker, though, would be a risky signing for Sunderland, as the Black Cats need someone who knows League One well and has been a success in the division.

Christian Doidge of Forest Green Rovers scores a penalty during the Emirates FA Cup Second Round Replay between Exeter City and Forest Green at St James Park on December 12, 2017 in Exeter,...

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