Leeds, Newcastle, West Ham 'monitoring' €10m-rated defender
Leeds, Newcastle, West Ham ‘monitor’ €10m-rated CB
Date published: Thursday 22nd July 2021 5:20 - Lewis Oldham
Leeds United, Newcastle United and West Ham United are all “monitoring” Sampdoria’s €10m-rated defender Omar Colley, according to reports in Italy.
The Gambian international has been with Sampdoria since 2018. He joined them after having a two-year spell at Belgian side Genk.
Colley has already totted up 85 appearances for the Serie A outfit.
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The 28-year-old featured 29 times for Sampdoria in the league last season as his side finished ninth in the Italian top flight.
Italian outlet SampNews24 (as cited by Sport Witness) have reported that Leeds United, Newcastle United and West Ham are “monitoring” the defender.
They suggest that his future is “uncertain”, but Sampdoria “won’t make discounts” for him. The Italians are unwilling to accept an offer less than €10m.
Meanwhile, on Thursday, it was revealed that West Ham have bid £11m for West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
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