According to French outlet La Provence, Newcastle are ‘closely monitoring’ Marseille’s André Zambo Anguissa – the 22-year-old Cameroon international whose been impressing in Ligue 1 this season.
The report states that we are not the only Premier League club interest, however, with West Ham, Watford and West Brom also credited with an interest in the midfield powerhouse.
Not only does he look set to be a player in high demand, he’s also someone a resurgent Marseille may be highly reluctant to sell.
They’re just a point off second placed Monaco in Ligue 1, meaning they’re in touching distance of qualifying for Champions League football. Zambo Anguissa has played a big part in this too, making 37 appearances and forming a formidable partnership with Luiz Gustavo in a two-man midfield.
Should they qualify for the Champions League, I can’t see this one happening, however failure to do so and he may be tempted by a move to England.
Here’s some clips of him in action: