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Modou Sougou Premier League Bound?


Modou Sougou has turned a few heads over the past couple of months, most notably in the Champions League. The 27 year old FC Cluj winger has impressed in the Champions League group stages with a goal against Galatasary and strong performances against Manchester United in Romania. 

It is believed scouts from the likes of Norwich, Newcastle and Aston Villa attended the return fixture against Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Senegal international is available for around about £2 million and his indicated he would like to leave the Romanian outfit in January. The fact he has a Portugues passport means he will easily be able to acquire a work permit shoulod the move to the Premier League surface. 

Sougou began his career in Senegal at AS Douanes before moving on to U.D. Leiria. He spent the 2005-06 season at Vitoria FC but returned to U.D. Leiria in the same year. It was in 2008 that he began to turn heads, he gained a move to Academica de Coimbra and made his debut for Senegal in the 2008 African Cup of Nations. He scored 19 goals in 80 appearances for Academica, he spent a season under the guidance of current Tottenham manager, Andre Villas Boas, who made him a regular for the Portuguese side.

He joined CFR Cluj in the summer of 2011, scoring two goals in his first two games. 

At a price of £2 million and impressive displays against giants such as Manchester United will one of the Premier League teams take the plunge to bring in the Senegalese winger?


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