NEWS
Tuesday June 12 2018
Several offers for Roque Mesa

Several clubs have attempted to ambush Roque Mesa’s permanent move to Sevilla, according to reports in the Spanish press.

Villarreal and Newcastle United have both made enquiries about the deep-lying midfielder, who has returned to Swansea City following his stint on loan at Los Rojiblancos.

A report in ABC de Sevilla also clarifies how Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic is a big admirer of the former Las Palmas midfielder, and would continue a pursuit should he be appointed Chelsea manager.

Both Mesa and Jokanovic share the same agent - Luis Alonso – but despite this link, Sevilla are still poised to complete the permanent signing of the midfielder.

The 28-year-old started three matches under interim Coach Joaquin Caparros, who is now Sevilla Director of Football, having not started in a La Liga match under previous Coach Vincenzo Montella.

Mesa joined Swansea in a club record £11m fee from Las Palmas last season, but struggled to adapt to the English Premier League and the Swans have since suffered relegation.

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