Last Updated: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:35
West Brom are now targeting unsettled Paris St-Germain midfielder Clement Chantome after snapping up his ex-teammate Diego Lugano.
The Frenchman fears he is being frozen out by the Ligue 1 champions after failing to make their squad for the Trophee des Champions or the recent Real Madrid friendly.
His agent has confirmed the interest of three Premier League and two Ligue 1 clubs with Everton, Fulham and West Brom believed to be the three English clubs in the hunt for his signature.
West Brom's chances of pulling off the swoop may be quite good following the surprise signing of Uruguayan central defender Lugano from the Paris club.
Lugano has credited national team colleague Luis Suarez for helping persuade him to make the move to The Hawthorns, but head coach Steve Clarke's contacts also appear to be at work.
Clarke worked with ex-PSG assistant manager Paul Clement, the brother of ex-Baggies defender Neil, for several seasons at Chelsea and may have been tipped off about both players' availability by the Englishman.
Clement now works at Real Madrid after being allowed to follow ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti to the Bernabeu when the Italian switched clubs earlier this summer.
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