Sunderland manager Roy Keane was on Tuesday stepping up his search for a top-class striker.

It is understood Keane, who on Monday withdrew the club´s offer for Preston´s David Nugent, then turned his attention to Tottenham hitman Jermain Defoe.

However, after being given no encouragement by the player, he is having to think again.

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