Nantes express interest for West Ham's Faubert

Nantes have expressed interest in West Ham United midfielder Julien Faubert.

Nantes have expressed interest in West Ham United midfielder Julien Faubert.

Faubert has struggled to claim a regular place in Gianfranco Zola's side but returned to action at the weekend as a replacement for the injured Lucas Neill - at right-back rather than his usual midfield role.

Nantes coach Elie Baup said: "If I had to sign anyone in January, the priority would be Julien Faubert."

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