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Sky Sports understands that Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers are leading the chase for Lens midfielder Samba Sow.

Last Updated: 01/07/13 at 16:40 Post Comment

Samba Sow: Looking to secure a move to England at the second attempt

Samba Sow: Looking to secure a move to England at the second attempt

The Mali international has come close to sealing a switch to England in the past, with Nottingham Forest having expressed an interest.

The 24-year-old took in a trial spell at the City Ground last summer, but a deal fell through at the last minute.

Samba is hoping for better luck in 2013, as he feels his game is well suited to life in England.

Middlesbrough were believed to be heading the hunt for his signature at the end of the 2012/13 campaign, but have now slipped behind two of their Championship rivals.

Bolton and Blackburn are by no means the only sides in the running, but they are considered to be among the favourites to get a transfer over the line.

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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