Matt Besler confirms contact from Sunderland, Fulham

Sporting Kansas City defender Matt Besler reveals that Sunderland and Fulham are interested in signing him this summer.

Matt Besler has confirmed that Sunderland and Fulham are bidding to sign him from Sporting Kansas City this summer.

The USA international was reported to be attracting interest from a number of clubs following his impressive displays at the World Cup, and he is hopeful that a decision will be made on his future as soon as possible.

"I know that Fulham has offered to Kansas City and I know that Sunderland put in an offer or are putting in an offer," Besler told Sports Radio 810. "We're trying to get something done as soon as possible. It's a situation which needs to get resolved.

"I want to be staying in Kansas City if I'm going to stay, but if they're going to sell me, then I want to know as soon as possible."

Reports on Wednesday suggested that Sunderland would pay £3m to secure Besler's services.

Matt Besler of the United States answers questions from the media during a press conference prior to their training session at Sao Paulo FC on June 10, 2014
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