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Cardiff warned off striker bid

10th January 2019, 03:40 by Michael Holland

Nantes president Waldemar Kita has told Cardiff to forget about making a move for striker Emiliano Sala this month.

Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock has made it clear he wants to add new players to his ranks in the January window, with a new striker top of his list, but it is proving easier said than done.

The 28-year-old Argentinian forward is a top target for Warnock, although reports earlier in the week claimed the player would reject a big-money deal to remain with the Ligue 1 outfit.

Cardiff denied that any offer had been made, but Kita has now spoken out to insist that they have no plans to sell midway through the season.

He told French sports daily L'Equipe: "We just said that the coach doesn't want anybody to leave; I have the same opinion as the coach, so Emiliano Sala must not leave.

"Now, if he wants to leave for financial reasons, I will understand him and analyse the situation. And I think the coach will analyse the situation too. But then he should be replaced as well.

"I am not his agent and I have no intention of becoming one. I am president. That he has proposals is another problem. You don’t think I’m going to call Cardiff or whatever. I am not a broker. Today there is nothing on the table."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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