Report: Fulham in talks with Cardiff City over left-back Joe Bennett

Fulham keen on Cardiff left-back Bennett?
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Fulham are believed to be in talks with Cardiff City over the signing of left-back Joe Bennett, according to reports.

Fulham have reportedly begun talks with Cardiff City over the signing of left-back Joe Bennett.

The 27-year-old has made 27 appearances and scored three goals for the Bluebirds since signing on a free transfer from Aston Villa in the summer of 2016.

The Whites, meanwhile, are believed to be in the market for a new left-back since selling Scott Malone to Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town for £5m earlier this summer.

According to Sky Sports News, Fulham have earmarked Bennett as a key target and will be hoping to recruit him from Cardiff, a club with which they have had dealings in the recent past.

The Cottagers brought Malone in from Cardiff last summer in a deal that saw Jazz Richards move in the opposite direction.

Fulham are yet to win from their opening two Championship games, drawing with Norwich City and Reading.

General Views of Craven Cottage, Home of Premier League football club Fulham FC on March 5, 2011
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