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CF Montreal midfielder Ismael Kone opens up on failed transfer to Norwich Metropolis

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CF Montreal teenager Ismael Kone has opened up on his failed transfer to English Championship membership Norwich Metropolis.

As reported by 90min, the Canaries had been on the entrance of an extended queue of European golf equipment displaying curiosity in Kone again in July, even touring to observe CF Montreal’s match away at D.C United and progressing to superior talks.

Nonetheless, negotiations ultimately broke down with Norwich backing away after being unwilling to fulfill Montreal’s monetary calls for.

Nonetheless solely 20 years outdated and already capped twice for Canada at senior degree, Kone will stay at Saputo Stadium to proceed his improvement, at the very least for the foreseeable future.

Chatting with Montreal-based French-language outlet La Presse, Kone insisted his focus stays totally on CFM, regardless of the failed transfer to England.

“They got here to the door, they made a concrete supply. Sure, they got here to observe me, however we did not agree on the enterprise aspect,” he stated. “I do not take into consideration after I’m going there, the place I will be, and so forth. I give attention to me, to turn into the most effective participant doable and assist the group. I give attention to now and that is it.”

The curiosity in Kone is comprehensible. The midfielder has made 18 MLS appearances thus far this season, beginning 13 occasions, scoring as soon as, and offering two major assists; greater than enjoying his half in serving to Montreal sit third within the Japanese Convention with a 10-point buffer between themselves and the MLS Cup Playoffs line.

Up subsequent for the Canadian aspect is a visit to the Houston Dynamo on Saturday with Montreal seeking to prolong their five-game unbeaten run.

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