El-Hadji Ba welcomes interest
El-Hadji Ba has welcomed reported interest from Sunderland,
Wigan and Newcastle and says he would love to play in the Premier
Prior to making his debut with Le Havre in February last year,
the France U20 international was linked with a move to
The defensive midfielder is now understood to be attracting
interest from numerous clubs, and is regarded by some as the best
prospect to come out of the Le Havre academy since Paul Pogba.
Pogba, who moved to Juventus from Manchester United and recently
received a call up to the France squad, has provided inspiration to
Ba as he looks to take his own career to the next level.
“He is definitely the one for me to follow in his footsteps at
the moment,” Ba said.
“Pogba is doing very well and I am happy for him to be playing
for one of the top teams in the world in Juventus.
“I want to improve, and it is very good to hear that clubs have
been scouting me.
“I would love to play in England one day. If teams have a good
enough offer, then they (Le Havre) will let me go.”