Toulouse have stepped up their pursuit of AFC Bournemouth winger Max Gradel by making a second bid for the player.
As reported in the Sun, t
Interest in the winger has been high this summer, with Sunderland known to have pushed hard for a deal for the the 29-year-ol
The Black Cats had a similar loan bid rejected by the Cherries, while there was
Gradel's second spell with Bournemouth, which began in 2015, was derailed early by a bad knee injury which kept him out for the first half of the season.
Thereafter, several enthralling cameo displays convinced manager Eddie Howe to award one of his long-time favourites with a new four year deal, which was signed just last summer.
Alas, all eleven of his appearances this season came from the bench.
However, while the player is seemingly focused on securing a move abroad, several impressive pre-season displays have lead to suggestions that Howe may re-consider allowing Gradel to leave at all this summer.