Cardiff Metropolis are one step nearer to signing Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala from Nantes for a rumoured payment of £18m.

The 28-year-old, who has 12 objectives in Ligue 1 this season, has been Neil Warnock’s main switch goal and the Bluebirds are prepared to interrupt their membership switch file to land their man. 

Emiliano Sala,Presnel Kimpembe

In response to the BBC, Sala is travelling to the Welsh capital for talks over the deal that was believed to have fallen by after an preliminary bid was rejected. 

“We did initially (make a suggestion) however that was turned down and we’ve not been again since,” Cardiff supervisor Neil Warnock stated. “Sala’s participant however there is no assure he’s going to come back and rip the Premier League up. It is a completely different customary.”

Nevertheless, membership chairman Mehmet Dalman has revived hope of a deal occurring, telling the BBC: “Nothing is lifeless till it’s lifeless, there’s nonetheless dialogue happening and we are going to see what occurs.”

Callum Paterson,Bobby Reid

The Bluebirds have struggled for objectives this season as they battle relegation and have been pressured to play Callum Paterson up entrance, who was initially signed as a right-back. The Scotsman has scored 4 of Cardiff’s 19 league objectives. 

Bobby Reid arrived from Bristol Metropolis in the summertime for a reported £10m however the 25-year-old has struggled to make the step up from the Championship, netting simply twice, and injured Danish striker Kenneth Zohore has additionally struggled to make an impression this season.

Cardiff City, who sit one level above the relegation zone in 17th, will probably be hoping Sala can remedy their goalscoring issues and propel them to security. Solely Paris Saint-German’s Kylian Mbappe and Lille’s Nicolas Pepe have scored extra Ligue 1 objectives this season than the 6’2 frontman.


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