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Mel confirms Bifouma interest

31 January 2014

And boss reveals trio could leave

PEPE Mel has confirmed Albion’s interest in signing Espanyol striker Thievy Bifouma before tonight’s transfer deadline.

The France Under-21 international can play wide or up front.

The Baggies boss was speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead of Sunday’s home clash with Liverpool (ko 1.30pm).

And he also revealed a number of Championship clubs are chasing Graham Dorrans, while Goran Popov and Markus Rosenberg could also leave.

“Today is a long day,” said Mel.

“At the moment there is no news but I hope for at least one more player.

“There are a lot of names but one striker is possible here today.

“But getting Anichebe playing good matches, Saido Berahino is a good player in the three position and Vydra too.

“Therefore it is not dangerous if another striker does not come in.

“Thievy is a young player, who scores goals, and he is a possibility.”

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