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Brighton want Moses Simon in England

by Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor, Abuja

Nantes forward Moses Simon has caught the attention of Premier League club, Brighton and Hove Albion which need to bolster their attack for next season.

The Super Eagle joined the French side from Spanish Levante and won the French Cup last season.

Reportedly, the Seagulls are amazed at the player’s profile and believe he can support the club process their Premier League campaign.

According to reports from France, the Super Eagle, who still has a contract with Nantes, also commands interest from Ligue 1 clubs, Nice and Marseille respectively.

The report noted that Brighton manager Graham Potter and his crew will continue negotiating with Nantes to officially sign the Super Eagle to the English Premier League.

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However, the report disclosed that Newcastle United had previously indicated an interest in snapping the player to England but have made a quick turn towards Leverkusen’s Moussa Diaby.

Simon joined the Canaries permanently antepenultimate seasons ago after a season-long loan spell and netted six goals last season from 34 appearances in all competitions while lifting the Coupe de France.

More so, Nantes President Waldemar Kita, willing to do a deal with the English side, has pegged the asking price for Moses at about €10m -€15m but reportedly, Seagulls are not deterred as they look to find a replacement for Yves Bissouma, who recently switched to Tottenham Hotspur.

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