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Interest mounts in Bakambu

A number of Premier League clubs are understood to be lining up moves for Sochaux star Cedric Bakambu, after Standard Liege had a bid rejected for him.

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Cedric Bakambu: Linked with move

Cedric Bakambu: Linked with move

The 23-year-old former French Under-21 international has been targeted by Standard, but they have seen a £1.5million bid rejected by Sochaux.

Newcastle and Crystal Palace both showed an interest in Bakambu last season, and they are understood to be amongst half-a-dozen English clubs taking a close look at him.

Bakambu, who has two years left on his current deal, has scored 18 goals in his last two seasons in Ligue 1 - but he is now eager to move on after Sochaux were relegated last season.

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