SUNDERLAND and Newcastle United could be ready to raid Wanderers for disillusioned defender Danny Shittu.

The two North East rivals are willing to offer the £2.5 million summer signing a way out of the Reebok, where he has failed to hold down a regular first-team place.

Reports suggest they could land the former Watford defender on loan until the end of the season.

Shittu said: “I am 28 years of age and I feel I am too old and experienced to be sitting on the bench and not be part of it.”

Read the full story in The Bolton News on Thursday.