West Ham, Newcastle and Fulham are all being linked with a shock move to sign Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba.

According to Calciomercato, all three Premier League sides are interested in signing the Ivorian after his impressive start to the season.

Bamba has been a key figure for Neil Warnock’s side, both in their promotion from the Championship and in the top flight.

His performances in the Premier League have clearly not gone unnoticed, as teams now try and poach him from one of the favourites to go down this season.

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Cardiff will understandably be desperate to keep hold of the player who has become something of a cult hero at the club.

The report claims that a fee between £2-3 million could be required if any club wants to sign him, but Warnock will be reluctant to lose one of his key players on the cheap.

With Cardiff among the favourites to go down, clubs could be looking ahead to next season in a bid to offer Bamba Premier League football.