Moussa Sow was NEVER a Sunderland transfer target

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Sunderland were never in the frame to sign striker Moussa Sow.

The 29-year-old agreed a deal to join the United Arab Emirates club for £11.7m from Fenerbache.

Sow claims he received a number of offers from the Premier League, and Sunderland were linked with a move for the forward.

He said: “I received a few offers from England and other teams in the UAE, but I have been here many times and, after I spoke with my family and friends, I decided to come to Al Ahli club.”

However, Lee Congerton and Sunderland were not interested in signing the Senegal striker and instead brought in Fabio Borini from Liverpool.