Sunderland close on Graham

Sunderland have agreed a fee with Swansea for Danny Graham, Sky

sources understand.

City have accepted an offer in the region of ?5m for the

striker, who will now undergo a medical and hold talks on


Graham has been linked with Sunderland all month after finding

his path to the Swansea first team blocked by Michu this


Championship side Middlesbrough – the 27-year-old’s first club –

made a late attempt to hijack the deal on deadline day.

But Graham told Boro he had no interest in dropping out of the

Premier League.