Cardiff City suffered a tragedy in January when record signing Emiliano Sala boarded an ill fated plane that crashed on its way across the English channel leading to the death of the player and the pilot.

The Premier League side tried to sign several replacements for the player but failed to get any player before the deadline. Cardiff coach Neil Warnock had hinted that players feared to make a transfer to the club due to the tragedy.  Now months after the incident Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen has confirmed that it was what made him reject the approach of the Bluebirds.

Bowen has been one of the best players for the Championship side this season leading the club scoring charts with 19 goals.  His form had attracted the interest of Cardiff City as they sought to find a replacement for Sala.

Bowen in an interview with the Daily Mail revealed that he felt the whole situation of moving to the club at that period of time uncomfortable. Despite having a dream to play in the EPL the 22-year-old insisted that the transfer was one that would have been difficult for him to make.

Bowen has been linked with Tottenham as there are claims that the North London club are monitoring his current situation at Hull City. Despite his impressive goal haul, the Tigers are mid-table in 13th sitting just six points outside the last playoff spot with nine games left in the season.

Cardiff City are not also in a good position as the Blue Birds lie in the relegation zone and are two points away from safety. However, the recent victory at home to West Ham has done a lot to lift the spirit of the club with nine games left in the season.

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