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Friday 4 September 2015

Baggies end Djemba-Djemba interest

Published 29/07/2010

Eric Djemba-Djemba
Eric Djemba-Djemba

West Brom have abandoned their interest in signing former Manchester United and Aston Villa midfielder Eric Djemba-Djemba on medical grounds.

Albion boss Roberto Di Matteo was hopeful of landing the Cameroon international after holding talks with the player this week.

Djemba-Djemba, who is currently with BK Odense, watched Albion in action in Tuesday night's friendly at Doncaster.

But the club has released a statement confirming: "West Brom have decided not to pursue their interest in Odense midfielder Eric Djemba-Djemba."

It continued: "He travelled to England to meet the club earlier this week.

"But, following medical tests and further talks between the clubs, Albion have decided not to proceed with a deal."

It is unclear what the precise problem is but West Brom clearly felt it was too great a risk to take a chance on the player who made only a limited impact at Old Trafford and Villa Park.

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