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Crouch bid accepted - Report

Reports published in the Daily Mail today state that Sunderland have had a 12m bid accepted for Peter Crouch.

The paper also reports that owner Ellis Short is willing to meet the 70,000 a week wages demands of the England international striker.

However, The Sun reports that Fulham will move for Crouch as Bobby Zamora looks set to leave the club. Crouch apparently has a preference to stay down south, so could be the front runners for the striker`s signature.

The Daily Mail are also reporting that Steve Bruce is interested in signing Manchester City`s former Newcastle United striker Craig Bellamy. With Emmanuel Adebayor set to move to Eastlands, he will join a squad that has a large number of attackers, including Robinho and new signings Carlos Tevez and Roque Santa Cruz, so Bellamy could be deemed surplus to requirements.

The 30-year-old Welshman joined City in January for 14m and it remains to be seen if Bruce would be willing to offer near that amount.

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Writer: Jimmy Coverdale Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 15 2009

Time: 9:35AM

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Can't believe we are selling Crouch. Heaven help us if we keep selling what little we quality we have left. If he does go, I doubt if he will go that far north to you.
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hE WILL SIGN FOR SPURS! Him and bellamy upfront with jones in a 3 wuld be immesne!
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