France Under-21 international Alfred N'Diaye is in talks with Sunderland, the club has confirmed.
The Bursaspor defensive midfielder, who can also play at centre back, arrived at the club's training ground on Tuesday to discuss a move to Wearside from the Turkish Super Lig club.
Black Cats boss Martin O'Neill is hoping to secure the 22-year-old's signature and get him registered in time for this Saturday's Barclays Premier League match against West Ham at the Stadium of Light.
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