Emiliano Sala's agent has good news for Cardiff City

Neil Warnock, Manager of Cardiff City looks on prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Gillingham and Cardiff City at Priestfield Stadium on January 5, 2019 in Gillingham, United...

Nantes' Ligue 1 striker Emiliano Sala appears to be on his way to South Wales in a bid to save Cardiff City's Premier League skin.

Nantes' Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Nantes (FC) and Guingamp (EAG), on November 4, 2018, at the La...

Emiliano Sala could make his final appearance for Nantes in Wednesday’s Ligue 1 clash against Nimes. Because it seems that the Argentine striker is edging closer and closer to a big-money move to Cardiff City.

According to the Sun on Monday, Sala jetted into South Wales over the weekend to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms with the Premier League side.

It was believed that Sala wanted to join a more established top-flight outfit but has now been convinced to join Cardiff in their relegation battle after holding face-to-face talks with manager Neil Warnock last week.

 

And, speaking to Wales Online, the former Bordeaux striker’s agent Mark McKay has now broken his silence, suggesting that a move is indeed on the cards.

"Emiliano was very impressed with what Neil and (chief executive) Mr Ken Choo had to say and with the club itself,” said McKay, who has described the talks as ‘constructive’.

Nantes' Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Nantes and Rennes at La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France, on January 13,...

It had been claimed that Cardiff would pay around £20 million for Sala but Wales Online believe the fee is closer to £13 million. That would still make the 28-year-old the club’s record signing, however, exceeding the fee they paid for Chile midfielder Gary Medel six years ago.

Sala has scored 12 goals in 16 Ligue 1 starts this season, a tally only bettered by PSG’s Kylian Mbappe and Lille’s Nicholas Pepe.

Emiliano Sala of FC Nantes, Marquinhos of PSG during the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Nantes at Parc des Princes stadium on December 22, 2018 in Paris,...

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