Max Biamou’s Coventry City future hangs in the balance after the huge fans’ favourite attracted interest ahead of today’s domestic transfer window deadline.
Sky Blues boss Mark Robins has revealed that there has been some interest in the Frenchman who has slipped down the striking pecking order this summer.
Clubs, most likely from League One and Two, have until 5pm today to secure the 29-year-old’s services.
And the City manager insists that if the player does leave the club it will be a “difficult” day and done for financial reasons as the club look to balance the books.
Asked if there is anything in the pipeline today for Biamou and fellow forward, Gervane Kastaneer, the City boss told CoventryLive: “No, nothing.”
However, he added: “I think certainly in terms of Max, there is interest in him but as of yet there’s nothing that has sort of made us or Max decide that it’s the right course of action.
“I am not in any rush to move Max out because he is a player who has done brilliantly for me and the football club.
“He absolutely loves it here and the supporters have a great relationship with Max.”
As to the reason why he could be moving on, Robins explained: “As I have said before, sometimes the finances of a football club determine some of the decisions that are made.
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“So Max may be one of those players where if he did go out it would be for a financial reason.
“It’s a difficult one.
“It’s a difficult balancing act because Max is a good player who has done well for the reasons I have outlined.
“He’s been brilliant for us in terms of the rise back into the Championship and played a significant part each step of the way.
“So it would be a difficult day really if he was to move on.
“But again, if it was right for all parties then it would be a consideration.
“And clearly that gets taken out of my hands somewhat because we have to balance the books.
“And we go back to the fact that we have no supporters at the moment and the only way we can bring money in, or to save on spending money, is to move people out for different reasons really.”