Sunderland and Reading were thought to have outdone Arsenal in the pursuit of Zambian talent Stoppila Sunzu. Now it seems Arsenal have jumped back to the front of the queue.
He was a free agent now he is worth £4 million and Sunderland have joined the race for the 23-year-old Zambia international. Is he even worth all the hassle?
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Stopila Sunzu began Sunday as an unheralded centre-back for the Congolese side TP Mazembe.
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The Spurs man is currently away from the Tottenham Hotspur Arena on international duty.
The Senegal international was in excellent form away from Liverpool.
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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard may well be tempted to recall Ethan Ampadu in the January transfer window.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly about to be offered the chance to trade Eric Dier for AC Milan's Franck Kessie.
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