Report: Fenerbahce set price for in-demand striker Moussa Sow

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The Senegalese forward has been linked with Sunderland and West Ham this summer.

Fenerbahce have made it clear that Moussa Sow will not be sold for less than his £9.1 million release clause, after rejecting a £5.6 million bid from CSKA Moscow, according to talkSPORT.

The 25-year old joined the Turkish club from Lille in 2012 and has since bagged 52 goals in his 107 appearances.

Sunderland were linked with a move by the Chronicle in June, while West Ham were said to be considering a bid – by the likes of the Express – at the end of last month.

Both teams are in the market for a striker but the Black Cats’ need for an injection of quality is by far the greater of the two, following their dreadful start to the Premier League.

While they have clear defensive issues to address, the lift that a signing of the calibre of Sow could bring cannot be underestimated.

West Ham meanwhile, could do with adding to a depleted strike force, with Enner Valencia’s long-term injury and Andy Carroll’s constant fitness issues both real concerns for Slaven Bilic.

It remains to be seen whether either club will go back in for the prolific forward, but at £9.1 million they will struggle to find better value in the current market for a proven goalscorer.

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