Date:Monday May 29 2006
Cardiff City will launch a bid to take Baggies midfielder Jason Koumas to Ninian Park permanently in the next couple of weeks.
City boss Dave Jones is looking to use the money raised from the sale of Cameron Jerome to Birmingham to land the Welsh international on a permanent basis.
Koumas spent last season on loan at Ninian Park, scoring 12 goals and winning a place in the Championship team of the season.
The Welshman has made no secret of his desire to move away from The Hawthorns after falling out with Baggies gaffer Bryan Robson.
Robson accused the former Tranmere man of being immature and slammed the midfielders work rate saying that Koumas had a disruptive effect on the rest of his squad.
There is no doubting Koumas' attributes as a player but his attitude could be questioned according to Robson.
Cardiff chairman Sam Hammam has made no secret of the admiration he has for Koumas and that if they could come to some arrangement with Albion then they would.
An offer of £1.5 to £2 million should be enough to tempt Albion into selling the midfielder and Cardiff now have the cash to make it happen.
With the emergence of Richard Chaplow whilst on loan at Southampton the loss of someone of Koumas' ability may not be as bad as it could have been.
Chaplow is a similar kind of player and his performance against Reading for the Baggies last season shows that when given the opportunity he is capable of putting in impressive performances that could win us games.
Foster - Injury Was Stupid (Saturday March 28 2015)
The West Bromwich Albion Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)
Ideye Targets QPR Return (Thursday March 26 2015)
Dorrans Extends Norwich Loan (Thursday March 26 2015)
Jeff Astle Foundation Launch & Astle Day Announced (Thursday March 26 2015)
McAuley Clear, Dawson Gets Ban (Tuesday March 24 2015)
Pulis On Strike Duo Omissions (Monday March 23 2015)
Myhill Gutted For Foster But Will Take Chance (Monday March 23 2015)
Fletcher Sympathises With McAuley Over Red (Monday March 23 2015)
Ideye & Berahino Injured (Sunday March 22 2015)
|11. Crystal Palace||30||9||9||12||-5||36|
|15. Hull City||30||6||10||14||-12||28|
|16. Aston Villa||30||7||7||16||-20||28|
|Fresh Rumours Suggest Second Costa IS Coming
» Chelsea : 01/04/2015 05:19:01
|Fighting To The Finish
» Chelsea : 01/04/2015 04:18:01
|Ref Watch: Moss to officiate Chelsea v Stoke
» Stoke : 31/03/2015 21:00:00
|Stoke Interested in Permanent Deal for Moses
» Chelsea : 31/03/2015 18:27:01
» Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:31:01