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French club claim West Ham, Fulham & Newcastle in talks over defender

11:06 31 January 2013

Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Valenciennes. Photo: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Valenciennes. Photo: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

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Transfer news: The president of French club Valenciennes claims he is in discussions with three Premier League clubs over central defender Nicolas Isimat-Mirin.

Jean-Raymond Legrand says West Ham, Fulham and Newcastle are all keen to lure the 21-year-old to England but he insists a transfer would have to wait until the summer.

“We are now discussing with West Ham, Fulham and Newcastle,” he told RMC.

“We have set a requirement to keep the player until June. But should he leave, in this case, we will consider recruiting a player.”

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