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Southampton close in on €15m deal for Ibrahima Diallo

Southampton have made progress in talks to sign Brest midfielder Ibrahima Diallo, reports L’Equipe.

The Saints are in search of a central midfielder, with Joey Veerman of Heerenveen also on their list.

And their interest in 21-year-old Brest man Diallo has grown with further talks held today.

Gregory Lorenzi, the sporting director of Brest, confided in recent hours that Southampton have offered over €14m for Diallo.

Brest are not completely satisfied by the offer, despite the guarantee of added bonuses, but the clubs are moving closer to an agreement.

Diallo, a former French youth international, has started in all five of Brest’s Ligue 1 matches this season.

12:00 UPDATE:

RMC Sport reports that Southampton have now had a €15m bid for Diallo accepted.

4/10 UPDATE:

Diallo is now a Southampton player.



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