Date: 27th January 2017 at 7:50am
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AFC Bournemouth winger Maxi Gradel is a surprise target for Championship side Birmingham City.

The Cherries winger could be set to make a January transfer window move away from Dean Court over the coming days.

Earlier this month. Gradel`s agent Desmond Tra told The Sun

‘Max does not want fans to think he is happy just picking up wages and not playing.

‘He has been training normally all season and just wants to be playing regularly.’

The report added that Gradel ‘wants a short-term move instead of sitting on his £40,000-a-week contract while frozen out by Howe’, they also claimed that French sides Marseille and Nantes and English sides West Ham and Burnley were all interested.

The Mirror then reported that ‘Watford (are) close to surprise move for Bournemouth’s Max Gradel in £3million deal’, but the deal never materialised.

The Hertfordshire Mercury reported that…

‘Watford are not the only club interested in the Ivory Coast star, who has struggled with injuries since signing for £7m from French club St Etienne, with Burnley boss Sean Dyche also keeping tabs on the pacey 29-year-old.’

And now the Birmingham Mail have stated that…

‘The winger has been named as a potential target for Blues.

Your Say…

billythekid wrote…

He hasn’t shown the form we know he can since that bad injury, the same can be said about Callum Wilson.

The only way he will get that back is games and we don’t have enough games to go around for all the squad.

If the Ivory Coast get a good run of games and Max starts in them, he should come back a fitter, sharper player.
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