"He's one of three or four players we are chasing," Pardew told Saints' official website.
"He's a player we admire but whether we can secure him I don't know. If we don't we'll move on to somebody else."
Manchester United are looking at the possibility of signing Sevilla's prolific striker Carlos Bacca with compatriot Radamel Falcao's loan spell
Manchester United could have the edge over Liverpool in a battle for rising Dutch talent Memphis Depay, according to Ronald de Boer.
David de Geas journey in the Barclays Premier League is a great example of how world-class talent still requires determination,
Arsenal have been looking to add some depth to their defence and have been linked with a cornucopia of defenders
Porto made the headlines last week as they claimed a shock 3-1 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
The agent of Radamel Falcao has confirmed contact from Liverpool regarding a permanent switch to Anfield in the Summer.