X

Sunday 20
January

Cardiff City

Cardiff target Santini

3rd January 2019, 16:06 by Jack Ogalbe

Cardiff have reportedly identified in-form Anderlecht striker Ivan Santini as the man who can add goals to their side.

Boss Neil Warnock is keen to sign a frontman this month and has been heavily linked with a move for Nantes forward Emiliano Sala.

Negotiations are thought to have taken place but with competition for the Argentine's signature only adding to his price tag, reports in the Dutch press say the Bluebirds have sounded out Anderlecht about Santini.

The Croatian has scored 11 times in 23 games this season and Cardiff are believed to have hinted to the Belgian outfit that they would be willing to pay around £5m for the player.

Santini only joined Les Mauves et Blancs in the summer after two years with Caen, having previously played for Standard Liege.

The 29-year-old has four caps for his country but is yet to score his maiden international goal.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Jack Ogalbe has been working for the team since his student days, having enjoyed a successful placement. He is an avid West Ham fan but also enjoys writing on rugby union, golf, tennis and cycling.

More Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Sala finalises Cardiff switch

19th January 2019, 19:53

Cardiff City have signed Nantes forward Emiliano Sala for an undisclosed club-record fee.

Cardiff City

Striker has Cardiff medical

19th January 2019, 11:51

Cardiff are closer to making Emiliano Sala their record signing after the Nantes striker underwent his medical on Friday.

Cardiff City

Niasse in line for Cardiff bow

18th January 2019, 17:19

Neil Warnock is expected to name loanee Oumar Niasse in Cardiff’s starting XI for Saturday’s trip to Newcastle.

Cardiff City

Sala poised to follow Niasse to Cardiff

18th January 2019, 11:53

Neil Warnock is set to follow up the signing of Everton striker Oumar Niasse on loan by adding Emiliano Sala to his Cardiff ranks.

Cardiff City

Niasse poised for Bluebirds loan

17th January 2019, 12:28

Everton striker Oumar Niasse is set to join Premier League Cardiff City on a loan deal until the end of the season.

Cardiff City

Skipper undergoes 'procedure' ahead of Newcastle trip

16th January 2019, 15:04

Neil Warnock hopes Sean Morrison can play in Saturday's crunch clash against Newcastle, despite being admitted to hospital this week.

Recent Sport Headlines

Manchester City

City still fighting for Barca starlet

20th January 2019, 17:03

Manchester City remain favourites to sign teenage midfielder Ilaix Moriba from Barcelona, despite Chelsea making a late move for him.

Golf

Rahm positive in Desert title defence bid

20th January 2019, 16:55

Jon Rahm is still hopeful that he can defend his Desert Classic title on Sunday despite trailing the leader by six shots.

Formula 1

Ericsson backs Leclerc to shine at Ferrari

20th January 2019, 16:42

Marcus Ericsson wants to be reunited with Charles Leclerc at Ferrari in the future and hopes his old team-mate can help him.

Chelsea

Higuain deal waits on Milan's striker move

20th January 2019, 16:13

Gonzalo Higuain is edging closer to joining Chelsea after being left out of AC Milan's squad for their Serie A match against Genoa.

AC Milan

Higuain set for Blues as he is dropped by Milan

20th January 2019, 16:11

Gonzalo Higuain's proposed move to Chelsea seems to have edged closer after he was dropped from the AC Milan squad to face Genoa.

Inter Milan

Inter ready to move for Godin - Marotta

20th January 2019, 15:35

Inter Milan are happy to welcome Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin to the club as a free agent, according to CEO Giuseppe Marotta.

Match Reports

Huddersfield Town 0-3 Manchester City

20th January 2019, 15:34

Manchester City moved back to within four points of Premier League leaders Liverpool with a 3-0 win at bottom club Huddersfield.

Atletico Madrid

Simeone excited by improving Atleti

20th January 2019, 14:34

Diego Simeone is excited to see Atletico Madrid continue their improvement after seeing off struggling Huesca on Saturday.