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Player’s Agent Talks Up Transfer

8 years ago

While many of the journalists covering Newcastle United are claiming they understand all the United transfer activity has been and gone, rumours continue that we could still bring in another striker.

To be fair though, many of the rumours appear to emanate from an agent!

Wilfried Bony kept his name in the headlines thanks to an ambitious shot that took a big deflection and salvaged a draw for Ivory Coast against Algeria yesterday.

While he was doing his business in the African Nations, Bony’s agent, Francis Kacou,has also been doing his, shamelessly promoting the fact that he is trying to get a January move for his player.

Long before the transfer window opened he’d publicly talked up ‘interest’ from other Premier League clubs and then ‘reports’ of Newcastle interest have arisen in the last week.Speaking to Voetbal International Kacou said;

“I cannot say anything about which clubs are interested. There’s a lot happening behind the scenes and I would not want to embarrass Wlfried.

Will he return to Arnhem after the African Cup of Nations? We will see in the coming days”.

While you can never say never and I think Newcastle do still need another striker, it looks like ‘…a lot happening behind the scenes’ is mainly Bony’s agent trying to get somebody to buy him. You wouldn’t exactly be impressed with Kacou if you were a fan of Vitesse Arnhem.

Anyway, only 16 hours or so of this transfer madness left to endure…until the next window.


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