Phil Parkinson makes a blunt admission over Sunderland striker chase

Phil Parkinson claims there has been “no progress” made over attacking target Antoine Semenyo.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 4:45 pm
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 6:06 pm

The Sunderland admitted his interest in the Bristol City youngster over a fortnight ago, but is still waiting for an answer regarding a potential move for the 19-year-old.

Semenyo is one of a number of options being considered as the Black Cats look to strengthen their attacking options in the coming weeks, with Burton Albion’s Liam Boyce also a target.

And Bristol City are yet to sanction an exit for Semenyo, with reports in the South West suggesting he may be retained until the Robins can sign a striker of their own – having been denied the chance to take Arsenal’s Eddie Nketiah on loan.

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Doncaster Rovers are also interested in Semenyo, with Bristol Live claiming that the Keepmoat Stadium would be the player’s preferred destination.

His club, however, prefer the financial package on offer from the Black Cats.