The rumoured Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion target Harold Moukoudi cannot understand his manager's decision to block a move to England this month, reports Actu Cameroon.
But even so, it is claimed that Les Verts' boss Claude Puel did not wish to part with the centre-back when approaches arrived from English clubs to take him on loan.
And according to Actu Cameroon, Moukoudi 'would not have said no to testing himself' on this side of the Channel.
Whether Leeds or West Brom were among those who made contact over Moukoudi is not clear.
The Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa claimed this week that the Whites' winter business is done.
But West Brom could soon have a vacancy at the back, with Crystal Palace set to prise Nathan Ferguson away from The Hawthorns, according to Sky.
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