Nice striker turns down West Ham move
Forward elects to stay in France
West Ham target Eric Mouloungui has revealed that he is not especially keen on leaving his current club, Nice.
The Gabon international, who was first linked with the Hammers a few weeks ago, has been the subject of an alleged �2milllion bid, which was rejected by the Ligue 1 outfit.
However, it is expected that West Ham will return with an improved bid of around �2.5million, which would test Nice’s resolve to keep hold of the 27 year old, who can play either up front or on the wing.
“I do not want to leave (Nice),” Mouloungui told Nice’s official website.
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“It is true that staying in my situation (his contract ends in June 2012) is complicated.
“I talked with the president, and we want to find the best solution for the team and me.
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“In football, everything is fast, but today I am 100 per cent Nice.
“I am here, I get along with the staff. I have earned the confidence in recent months.
“Now I have to be effective.”
Despite Mouloungui’s recent revelations, it is understood that the player, who has scored 14 goals in 80 appearances for Nice, is expected to arrive in England this week, to discuss a possible move to Upton Park.
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