Date: 31st May 2018 at 5:00pm
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We are one of four teams tracking Carpi defender Tobias Pachonik, according to Turkish-Football.com.

The German only moved to Italy from Schalke last August, but he is available on a free transfer this summer following the end of his one year contract.

Carpi do have the option of extending his deal for a further two years, so it is unlikely he would be leaving for nothing, but it hasn’t stopped us “keeping tabs” on the 23-year-old, Turkish-Football believes.

A source close to the player is said to have told the website that we are one of the clubs that have shown an interest in the right-back, along with Southampton, Eintracht Frankfurt and Fiorentina.

Pachonik was a regular for his club in Serie B last season, racking up 36 appearances in the league, and providing three assists.

With Carpi’s contract option, it doesn’t seem like a straightforward deal for us to make, and it must be said the right side of defence isn’t a priority for us with both Ahmed Elmohamady and James Bree already on the club’s books.

 

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