It seems that Fulham are the latest club who are keen on France international defensive midfielder Yann M’Vila, or so the People is reporting, and they are interested in M’Vila after talks broke down with Tottenham over England International Tom Huddlestone.
Yann M’Vila – Newcastle still interested?
The People is reporting the Craven Cottage club will table an £8M offer for the 22 times capped France midfielder, and they could steal a march on the two clubs said to be interested in the player – Newcastle and QPR.
Harry Redknapp has already watched M’Vila play for Rennes, but the 22-year-old has told Harry he is reluctant to sign for the Loftus Road club.
QPR are bottom of the league and play in front of only 18,000 fans, and it will be difficult for Redknapp to attract good players to the London club in January, although with Newcastle only 7 points better off than QPR, our club are not exactly in a great position to attract top players either.
M’Vila has a bit of a bad-boy reputation, but so did Ben Arfa before he joined Newcastle, and it seems Alan Pardew has been able to handle the 25 year-old and Ben Arfa is happy at Newcastle and playing well, and due back in a couple of weeks from his hamstring injury.
But £8M is a lot for Newcastle to pay for the French international, and we wonder how much money Alan Pardew will have to spend this month, with a striker and a number of defenders the highest priority at Newcastle.
So we’d be a little surprised if Newcastle can get M’Vila through the door this month, or whether they even want to get him through the door this month.
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