EXCLUSIVE: Cardiff ready to beat Swansea to Senegal midfielder

Younousse Sankhare TEAMtalk

Cardiff City are ready to make a move for Bordeaux midfielder Younousse Sankhare, according to TEAMtalk sources.

The Senegal international can play anywhere down the left, and number of clubs have been looking closely at the 29-year-old.

On Friday L’Equipe reported that a trio of British clubs were interested Sankhare with Bordeaux looking to cash in on the player this summer.

He still has two years on his contract with Les Girondins and Transfermarkt value the central midfielder at around the £4.5million mark.

Newly-promoted Sheffield United are also interested in Sankhare, along with Swansea, but Cardiff are in pole position and preparing a bid for the player.

Sankhare has made 265 Ligue 1 appearances and joined Bordeaux from Lille in January 2017 for £2.7million.