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Bruce confirms interest in Wigan star N'Zogbia

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has confirmed he is interested in Charles N'Zogbia, but no official contact has been made with Wigan Athletic.

Steve Bruce on N'Zogbia.

• Martinez denies N'Zogbia row

N'Zogbia's future at the DW Stadium remains shrouded in doubt and although manager Roberto Martinez has dismissed suggestions he has fallen out with the player, Wigan will sanction the Frenchman's departure if an acceptable bid is received.

Sunderland are not at the stage of formalising their interest yet, but Bruce is happy to confirm that N'Zogbia is a player that interests him.

"I like Charles, but I think it would be unwise of me to get involved with that one," Bruce said. "We haven't had any contact or made contact with Wigan as such. It's certainly media fiction in a lot of respects.

"I would like to bring a couple of faces in but whether that is possible at the moment, I'm not quite sure. "But I would like the chance to, if that is possible."

Sunderland recently sold Kenwyne Jones to Stoke for £8 million and Bruce will hope to reinvest a portion of the money recouped in his squad.

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