Brentford take ex-Newcastle winger El-Mhanni on trial

first_imgFormer Newcastle winger Yasin Ben El-Mhanni is training with Brentford as they weigh up a move late in the transfer window.The 22-year-old lined up for the Bees in a friendly win over Bournemouth on Tuesday and is hoping to impress for the Championship outfit as he looks to earn a contract.Football League clubs have until Friday to sign unattached players, and with free agent El-Mhanni having grown up close to Griffin Park he remains hopeful of securing a move closer to his boyhood home. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Newcastle released the wideman after he filed a grievance against Peter Beardsley, the Magpies’ Under-23 coach, though the club did rule in the player’s favour via an independent panel after complaints of unfair treatment after complaints of racism and bullying.Goal understands Leeds United, Heerenveen, Amiens and Saint-Etienne also remain keen on El-Mhanni, whose impressive displays in non-league football for Farnborough and Lewes earned him a move to the big time..El-Mhanni played twice for Newcastle in his spell at the club and previously had trials at Chelsea, West Brom and Queen’s Park Rangers before signing up on Tyneside.last_img

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