Sunderland Face Mehmedi Competition

  • By: Thomas Zocher
  • Last Updated: November 14 2011, 20:58 GMT

Sunderland could face competition from Nurnberg for FC Zurich striker Admir Mehmedi in the January transfer window.

Admir Mehmedi: Attracting interest

The 20-year-old is reported to be one of Steve Bruce's winter targets after impressing in Switzerland.

But Bundesliga outfit Nurnberg are also interested in Switzerland international Mehmedi, who has scored 13 goals in 47 matches for Zurich.

Nurnberg manager Dieter Hecking told Swiss newspaper BLICK: "Admir Mehmedi of FC Zurich is definitely very young and a very interesting striker.

"He will certainly not come cheap at any time."