Dimitar Berbatov was in talks with Sunderland this season
The 36-year-old Bulgarian is currently a free agent after leaving PAOK last summer following just one campaign at the Greek outfit.
The former Manchester United striker, who won two Premier League titles at Old Trafford, has made no secret of his desire to find a new club.
Berbatov held talks with relegation battlers Sunderland earlier this season but a move failed to materialise.
David Moyes has struggled for goals at Sunderland this season
Sunderland sit rock bottom of the table and have scored the second-fewest amount of goals this season.
And Bervatov's experience in front of goal could have come in handy for David Moyes' side, having netted 120 times during his spells at United, Tottenham and Fulham.
"I want to play and to be honest I had a couple of conversations with managers, even Sunderland," he told Sky Sports.
Dimitar Berbatov won two Premier League titles at Manchester United
"But in the end nothing happened. When you play for football for so long, and I'm still in good shape and I'm staying in shape, football is my life.
"At this stage of my life it's only about football now. Just to play a little bit more, one more game or one more year.
"To enjoy my team-mates, the football, the pitch, the fans. But as I said nothing came of it in the end so sometimes life is what it is."
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