Fletcher aiming higher after move

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Steven Fletcher is relishing the opportunity to hit the goals trail without the fear of a relegation fight hanging over him.

The 25-year-old Scotland international completed a move, understood to be worth £12million, to Sunderland from Wolves on Friday and in the process swapped an annual survival fight for what he and his new manager Martin O'Neill hope will be a push for the upper half of the Barclays Premier League.

Fletcher has spent three seasons to date in the English top flight and in two of them - first with Burnley and then Wolves - has suffered the misery of the drop. Asked how difficult that existence had been, Fletcher said: "It's good and it's bad. Going out and there's pressure on you, some boys play better under pressure, so it was good."

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