Villa, Newcastle and Norwich chase Cluj's Senegal winger Sougou
22:39 GMT, 4 December 2012
Aston Villa, Newcastle and Norwich will have FC Cluj winger Modou Sougou watched at Manchester United on Wedneday night.
Sougou, 27, impressed against United in October and caught the eye again, scoring against Galatasaray last month.
Swansea and Bolton are also among a clutch of clubs watching the Senegal international, who is available for around 2million and wants to leave Romania in January.
Catching the eye: Modou Sougou is wanted by a number of Premier League clubs
Sougou has a Portuguese passport which will enable him to pick up a work permit should a move to a Barclays Premier League club be forthcoming.
Newcastle have also made an enquiry for Atletico Mineiro right back Marcos Rocha, 23, in case they fail to prise Mathieu Debuchy from Lille.
Watford and Charlton are to give a trial to Togo forward Thomas Dossevi, 33. The former Swindon striker has been playing in Thailand.