Congo hitman linked with West Brom and Stoke wants Premier League move

first_img West Brom and Stoke City target Dieumerci Mbokani 1 Lokomotiv Moscow are in pursuit of West Brom and Stoke City target Dieumerci Mbokani, who has his heart set on a move to England.The Russian capital club want a new striker and have identified DR Congo international Mbokani, who is on the books at Dynamo Kiev, as their primary transfer priority.Lokomotiv have already made preliminary enquiries and reports in Russia claim officials from the club will head to Ukraine soon to try to thrash out a deal with their Dynamo counterparts.Mbokani joined Dynamo from Anderlecht last summer and ended his maiden season in Kiev with 13 goals from 25 league matchesThe 28-year-old, who has previously spent time at Standard Liege, Monaco and Anderlecht, is keen on a move to the Premier League but admits he is more likely to end up in Turkey, Russia or Spain.“I really want to leave Kiev because it will be better for my family,” he is quoted as saying in Russian newspaper Izvestia.“This is due to political problems, as well as my desire to play in a stronger league. I think I’m ready to play in the Premier League, but now I only have contacts in Turkey, Russia and Spain.”last_img read more