Date: 19th June 2007 at 4:35pm
Written by:

The News is saying that Fredi Kanoute has become Harry Redknapp’s number one target after Redknapp confirmed that he had been to Sevilla’s game with Villarreal at the weekend.

‘It was an interesting game. I wanted to see what was around.

‘I do need to get a couple of forwards in, but they’re not easy to find.

‘I’m looking around everywhere for strikers. Finding them is the hard bit.’

This news comes off the back of reports from the weekend of possible Pompey interest in Kanoute – with his agent ‘confirming’ an interest in the player by both Pompey and Newcastle.

Another ‘reported’ Pompey target is Kanoute’s team mate Luis Fabiano, so Redknapp could have been watching one or both – or someone different entirely? Maybe he was just watching a game of football – if you believe that you will believe anything.

I liked the links with Kanoute at first – and still would not say no I suppose – but when looking into his goalscoring record more, it only average out at 1 goal in 3 games during his previous spell in England. He may well have scored 28 goals in all competitions for Sevilla this season, but on previous form over here we could be lucky to get half this amount?

A £7million fee is the reported asking price for Kanoute. Is this not too much for a 29-year old that will probably not get the 20 goals we will need – so this would be better of spent on David Nugent after all would it not?

PLAY UP POMPEY!