Wickham has had medical

CONNOR Wickham has already undergone a medical in the north-east and could sign for Sunderland later today.

It is now only a matter of WHEN, not will, Wickham finally put pen to paper on a deal that could be worth more than �12m for Ipswich Town, subject to appearances.

Town are expected to receive a down payment of �9m for Wickham, easily smashing the club record fee received by a player of �6m, for Kieron Dyer and Richard Wright.

Sunderland could announce the official signing of the 18-year-old later today.


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