Keeping Harrison Ashby on deadline day amidst strong links with Newcastle United will be a huge boost for West Ham.

However, getting him signed up on a new deal before January will now be vital.

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Newcastle were embroiled in talks to bring Ashby to St James’ Park on deadline day for around £2.5 million.

The Daily Mail claimed that Newcastle were really keen to get a deal done for the West Ham youngster.

We would have been fuming if he was allowed to leave the London Stadium to join Newcastle.

He has so much about him and has already proven that he is capable of mixing it up with seasoned veterans for the West Ham senior team.

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Keeping him at the club beyond next summer should now be one of the main priorities for David Moyes…

Keeping Ashby on deadline day a huge bonus for West Ham but the job’s not yet done

The 20-year-old will be out of contract with the Hammers next summer.

There only thing worse than losing him for £2.5 million on transfer deadline day would be losing him for nothing next summer.

So preventing that from happening will now be vital.

Ashby is one of the brightest talents to be coming through the ranks at the London Stadium and he was in sensational form for the under-23s last term.

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The 20-year-old clearly has all of the attributes needed to make it at the very highest level.

If he continues to work hard and applies himself properly, both on and off the pitch, the young right-back will have a very bright future ahead of him in the game.

Ashby will undoubtedly be handed plenty of minutes in Europe this season, with Ben Johnson currently out injured. So it’s time for David Moyes to show the 20-year-old that he has a real future at the London Stadium.

Keeping him at the club was a big boost for West Ham on deadline day today.

The Hammers’ work is far from done though. Hopefully we manage to sign him up to a new long-term deal as soon as possible.

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