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Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has confirmed the club’s interest in signing Nantes striker Emiliano Sala in the January transfer window. 

Sala has been in sensational form this season for the Ligue 1 side and has clearly done enough to attract the attention of the Premier League club.

Warnock wants Sala: five things you need to know Sala has scored 12 goals in 15 Ligue 1 matches this season The 28-year-old has scored 15 in 18 matches overall He is the joint-top scorer in Europe’s top five leagues along with Paris Saint-Germain wonderkid Kylian Mbappe Sala is reportedly valued at £25 million Cardiff City are currently 16th in the Premier League with 11 points

Warnock travelled to France on Wednesday to see Sala play and score in Nantes 3-2 win over Marseille.

Speaking with reporters about his scouting trip, Warnock confirmed that he is fully aware of Sala’s quality but he hinted that he may have been there to see more than just the Argentinian in action.

“He [Sala] has scored some good goals this year,” Warnock told BBC Sport.

“He didn’t have a very good game the other night, but he’s done well.

“And the Marseille lad did well as well. It could have been a full-back or a midfielder but, if I told you the name, it wouldn’t be as interesting a story then, would it?”

“I’d like someone who could score 25 goals in the next three months,” Warnock joked.

“We all know what we need. It’s no good looking for a

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