Report: West Ham battle West Brom for Mateo Cardona

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West Ham, West Brom and Stoke City are all interested in Mateo Cardona.

Premier League sides are battling for the services of Mateo Cardona, report The Express and Star.

West Ham, West Brom and Stoke City are all showing an interest in the Colombian, who plays for Envigado in his homeland.

The report states there is also interest from French and Spanish sides in the Colombian youth international, who is 20.

Cardona is a striker, but his silky skills have seen him compared to World Cup playmaker James Rodriguez.

A work permit could prove a stumbling block for the Premier League sides in signing Cardona, and it would be up to them to convince the Home Office that he is a 'special talent'.

It is unclear at this stage how much would be required for Envigado to agree to a sale.

Very few clips are available of Cardona online, but this one of him scoring a free kick for Envigado is one which showcases his ability.

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