Boss reacts as Leeds and Newcastle goal £14m ace


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RC Lens coach Franck Haise isn’t involved about experiences linking star midfielder Seko Fofana with Premier League trio Leeds United, Newcastle and Burnley, chatting with Jeunes Footeaux. 

Last week, the previous Fulham loanee was named 2021’s Ligue 1 Player of the Year by French football website Get France Football News.  

Given that Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Teji Savanier, Dimitri Payet, Lucas Paqueta and co are additionally strutting their stuff on the opposite aspect of the Channel, Fofana was understandably shocked to listen to that he, slightly than one in every of PSG’s galaxy of Galacticos, was named the very best participant within the nation. 

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Though anybody who has watched Fofana in motion over the past 12 months or so will inform you that the Paris-born powerhouse deserves his second within the highlight. 

During December’s 1-1 draw between Lens and PSG, Fofana ran the sport, dominating proceedings from the centre of the park. The 26-year-old even opened the scoring with a long-range thunderbolt. 

According to FootMercato, Fofana’s excellent performances have earned him a spot on the respective radars of Leeds United and Newcastle.

Burnley, in the meantime, have held talks concerning a deal that will see the one-time Manchester City teen transfer to Turf Moor to the tune of £14 million (Mail).

Is Seko Fofana returning to the Premier League?

“It doesn’t bother me at all,” Haise mentioned when requested about Fofana’s unsure future on the Stade Bollaert-Delelis. “Because it’s one of many issues that occurs each winter.  

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“For Seko, I don’t have the feeling that it is concerns him a lot. He knows what it is, we all know it. There isn’t much at the moment (to suggest he’s leaving).” 

Burnley have £25 million burning a gap of their again pocket following Chris Wood’s shock transfer to relegation-rivals Newcastle United.

Wood is Eddie Howe’s second signing of the window, following within the footsteps of England worldwide Kieran Trippier. 

With a top-quality right-back and a brand new quantity 9 within the bag, Newcastle have now turned their consideration to a box-to-box midfielder and a commanding central defender. 

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