Saints tar­get Ab­doun wants an­other crack

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SOUTHAMP­TON are keen on Al­ge­rian

winger Djamel Ab­doun, who is set to leave Olympiakos. The 27-year-old star of the Gr

eek top flight is avail­able for just £1.2mil­lion, with Be­sik­tas W olfs­burg and

also in­ter­ested. But Ab­doun would favour League hav­ing the Pr emier

alr eady spent time in Eng­land dur­ing a six-month loan spell at

Man City in 2007. De­spite play­ing just once for the

Blues, Ab­doun is sur e he is r eady for an­other

crack on th­ese shores. “I’m a big fan of English football,”

he said. “My first ex­pe­ri­ence was not fan­tas­tic

at Man City but I have more ex­pe­ri­ence now. “I have been the best passer in

the Gr eek league for the past three years and I want

a new chal­lenge. To play in Eng­land again would be

fan­tas­tic.”

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