Super Eagles forward Moses Simon won’t be leaving Gent for anything less than €20m according to the technical director of the team Michel Louwagie.
Simon has been heavily linked with a move away from the Belgian side with West Brom and Monaco particularly interested in the former As Trencin man.
However as reported by this portal French side Monaco opened discussions with Gent over his possible transfer in the summer, but the demands of the Belgian side differs from what they are offering.
Louwagie while responding to rumours about Simon confirmed they have received offers for the forward but none has met the club valuation of their prized asset.
He insist that the forward will be sold for nothing less than 20 million euros. He cited the transfer of Simon’s international teammate and close friend Wilfred Ndidi to Leicester City from Genk for £16m as a sign of how wise Belgium clubs have become in transfer dealings.
“Why could they sell in the Netherlands to amounts to over thirty million euros?”
“Where is Memphis Depay now? With PSV sold to Manchester United with a lot of drumstick. Vincent Janssen, AZ’s top scorer, came to Tottenham for lot of money, but he is yet to get enough minutes on the field.”
“In terms of efficiency, is he better than Simon?”
“The trend is reversed: Wilfred Ndidi in December, later some Anderlecht boys”
“Anyone who wants our players will have to pay”, he told Voetballmagazine.