Get French Football News claim that Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour is wanted by Liverpool, Newcastle and West Ham. They claim he is enthused by these two suitors because of Liverpool’s European status and the West Ham’s location in London.
Today, Foot Mercato claim that the Magpies have made an opening bid for the player worth €17m. They claim that a deal for €20m will be enough for a side that Abdennour is actually interested in joining, whereas Monaco want a deal which totals at €30m if they are to part with the player this summer.
The story was enough for the club’s ITK to mention it without denying the story. Boleyn Insider said There have also been reports linking West Ham with Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour. My sources have told me that they are looking at a number of other top class players but they cannot say anymore at this stage as it will make other Clubs aware of our targets.”