Pool confirm PSG striker interest

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BLACKPOOL have confirmed their interest in Paris St-Germain starlet Banvo Anderson, and revealed a deal is close.

As revealed in The Gazette earlier this week, the 18-year-old has been training with the Seasiders and has done enough to be offered a deal at Bloomfield Road.

Anderson, a left-footed attacker from the Ivory Coast, has progressed through the youth ranks at the French giants and is available on a free transfer.

He fired 27 goals for the club’s reserve side last season and is highly rated by Ian Holloway.

The Pool boss revealed: “We are trying to do a deal with him.”

“Some of these deals can get awkward with agents and even families sometimes.

“He’s a young lad who’s scored 27 goals for Paris St Germain’s reserve team but they are having a bit of a cull and have released him.

“I’ve had eyes and ears all around.

“He’s a big, old fashioned striker who will be one for the future.

“When I say the future, it might take six months, but he’s got a big future.

“He’s fitted into the group perfectly so far, even though he doesn’t speak much English.”

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