However, negotiations between the clubs failed to reach a positive conclusion and the Frenchman ended up staying put in the Romanian top-flight.
Profile A youth exponent of Marseille, Billel Omrani made his professional debut during the season but failed to make much of an impact at his boyhood club. He made only 6 appearances in Ligue 1 and spent time on loan at Arles-Avignon in the second-tier before moving to Romania with heavyweights CFR Cluj in Omrani has established himself as a quality goalscorer in Romania over the past four slimming cluburi brighton, guiding slimming cluburi brighton club to two domestic titles.
The year-old has managed an impressive tally of 37 goals and 29 assists in appearances for Cluj in all competitions.
But things have gone horribly wrong for the Blades in Sheffield United have managed only 7 goals so far, which is currently the worst scoring record in the division. With fixtures set to come thick and fast in the second half of the season, the Blades desperately need to start putting some points on board or risk getting relegated to the Championship.
The year-old has played as a centre-forward 64 times in his career while featuring out wide on the left on 35 occasions. Billel Omrani might not be a household name in Europe but the Frenchman is nearing the last six months of his current contract at Cluj.
That should present an excellent market opportunity for the Blades to line him up on a cut-price deal next month.