TRANSFER TARGET: WILFRIED BONY

In: Gossip

  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Tags:

Newcaste

Every day in January we'll be giving you the lowdown on a new Prem transfer target!

NAME: Wilfried Bony

CLUB: Vitesse POSITION: Striker AGE: 24

VALUE: £12 million

WANTED BY: Newcastle

THE STORY

Newcastle have been the busiest club in the Prem when it comes to signings this January - but they still might not be done just yet!

Wilfried Bony (who wears 'Wilfried' on his shirt) has been the star of the season in Holland, scoring goal after goal - including winning strikes against big boys Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord - to fire Vitesse into a shock title challenge!

He scored nine goals in six games back in Autumn - West Ham, Liverpool and Chelsea are all eyeing in a summer move, but the Magpies have leapt to the front after putting in a £12m bid to get him before Thursday's deadline!

PLAYER FACTS

- He's the top scorer in Holland right now, with 16 goals from 18 games!

- He's currently in action at the Africa Cup of Nations, as Drogba's back-up!

- He had a trial at Liverpool in 2007 - but failed to make the cut!

SIGURDSSON The Swansea midfielder is on form for club and country!

HOLLAND They’re in trouble after a 2-0 defeat to Iceland (the country, not the supermarket)!