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Sunderland’s Connor Wickham ‘shared £17,500 gold bottle of champagne with waiters’

KEY MAN ... Sunderland's Connor Wickham.

KEY MAN ... Sunderland's Connor Wickham.

GREAT Escape star Connor Wickham has been pictured brandishing what is said to be a £17,500 gold bottle of champagne.

The 21-year-old Sunderland striker is featured in national newspapers today for reportedly running up a massive bar bill at Ocean Club in Marbella.

The Daily Mail and The Mirror today reported Wickham seeming happy footing a massive bill for extravagant drinks, including a 15-litre gold bottle of Armand De Brignac champagne which he shared with friends and waiters at the club on the island of Puerto Banus.

Wickham, who played a key role in helping Sunderland avoid relegation, is said to earn £25,000-a-week – and is in line for a new deal after his sporting heroics for Sunderland.

The young player, who was recalled from loan to Sheffield Wednesday as Sunderland teetered on the brink of relegation, scored twice in a 2-2 draw against Manchester City – and during a 2-1 win over Chelsea.

Another clutch of goals came in the 4-0 win against Cardiff, earning him Barclays Premier League Player of the Month in April.

 

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