West Brom weigh-up Mbaye Diagne loan from Galatasaray as Sam Allardyce aims to bolster attack… after talks over Ishak Belfodil broke down
- Sam Allardyce is aiming to improve his improve his attack to attempt survival
- Talks broke down with Schalke over bringing-in Ishak Belfodil on a loan deal
- The Baggies are now turning to Galatasaray’s Mbaye Diagne with an option
West Brom are considering a loan move for Galatasaray striker Mbaye Diagne.
Albion want two forwards, ideally, to bolster Sam Allardyce’s options.
Senegal international Diagne is available on loan with an option to buy if Albion stay up. The 29-year-old has scored 11 goals in 18 appearances this season.
West Brom are looking at a move for Galatasaray’s Mbaye Diagne on-loan with an option to buy
Sam Allardyce is hoping to add attacking firepower to help the Baggies’ survival push
West Brom moved for Diagne after being unable to agree a loan with Hoffenheim for striker Ishak Belfodil.
They will cut short the loan of midfielder Filip Krovinovic from Benfica and have interest from clubs in Cedric Kipre, Kamil Grosicki and Rekeem Harper but no concrete offers at this stage.
Krovinovic has made just five starts this season and has played on 17 minutes in the lats five Baggies games, with Sam Allardyce not favouring the Croatian.
Diagne could be crucial in bagging points after West Brom have secured just two wins so far