Liverpool target Jarrod Bowen is central to the plans of West Ham manager David Moyes according to a report from The Athletic.
The 24-year-old attacker joined the Hammers from Hull City in January 2020 for around £20 million (BBC).
Bowen has racked up nine goals and 10 assists in 53 games since moving to the London Stadium (Transfermarkt).
There is clearly more to come from the hard-working winger, however.
He has obviously done a lot right in a West Ham shirt. Liverpool allegedly want to sign him this summer according to The Athletic.
It has been suggested that the Hammers owners value Bowen at around £35 million.
The former Hull ace may well not be going anywhere this summer, however.
Jarrod Bowen a key player for David Moyes
The Athletic claims that the 24-year-old forward is an integral part of Moyes’s plan to build a young and hungry team at the London Stadium.
The pacy winger has everything that Moyes looks for in an attacking player. He has explosive speed, is an incredibly hard worker and is a really accomplished finisher.
Selling Bowen for £35 million actually wouldn’t make any sense at all. How would Moyes be able to replace a player with his quality with that kind of money?
We should be asking for at least £50 million. That’s what Arsenal are paying for Ben White after all!
It seems that Moyes is desperate to keep hold of Bowen regardless of the money he could get for him, however.
So if the 24-year-old stays at the London Stadium this summer it will be a strong sign that that owners are ready to back the Scot this summer.