By Dylan Childs

8th Sep, 2020 | 1:23pm

Exclusive: Luton Town & Wycombe Wanderers open talks to sign left-winger

Luton Town and Wycombe Wanderers are both in talks to sign Jacques Maghoma, Football Insider can exclusively reveal.

The 32-year-old is available on a free transfer after he was released by Birmingham City upon the expiration of his contract at the end of June.

A recruitment source has told Football Insider that the two Championship clubs have entered talks with the player’s representatives over a deal.

Maghoma made 21 appearances for Birmingham City last season but featured predominantly as a substitute under Pep Clotet.

He has a wealth of experience in the Championship from his time at St Andrews, Burton Albion and Sheffield Wednesday.

His 225 appearances in the competition have yielded 23 goals and 28 assists.

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The attacker has been called up to play for DR Congo during the international break despite currently being without a club.

Maghoma, who can play in numerous positions across the midfield and front line, has made 21 appearances for his country and scored once.

Nathan Jones, who was appointed Luton manager in May, is look to build upon a 19th placed finish in the 2019/20 campaign.

He has already bolstered his squad with the arrival of Jordan Clark and Tom Lockyer while James Bree and Rhys Norrington-Davies have been resigned after successful loan spells.

The Hatters are in need of fresh attacking impetus with Izzy Brown returning to Chelsea and Callum McManaman released.

Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth is keen to add Championship experience to his squad this summer, which Maghoma has in abundance, after the Chairboys stunned League One to win promotion through the play-offs.

In other Luton Town news, it can be REVEALED that talks have been opened with Leicester City over midfielder.