West Ham are interested in signing Brighton winger Solly March this summer, according to a report from 90 Min. Newcastle, Everton and Wolves are also reportedly monitoring the winger’s situation.
Hammers boss David Moyes will be desperate to bolster his ranks at the London Stadium this summer.
But in truth, the Scot surely should be looking at defensive and centre-forward reinforcements.
Nevertheless, 90 Min claims that West Ham want to sign Brighton ace Solly March. And the east London outfit allegedly lead the likes of Newcastle, Everton and Wolves in the race for the 26-year-old’s signature.
March made 19 Premier League appearances for the Seagulls last season, with only 11 of those being starts. In those outings, the 26-year-old racked up just one assist and failed to score a single goal (Who Scored).
He averaged 1.1 shots, 0.7 key passes and 0.8 dribbles per game during those outings. March also made 25.9 passes per game on average with a completion rate of 77.6% (Who Scored).
90 Min claimed last month that Brighton would be willing to sell the 26-year-old winger for around £15 million.
That would represent decent value for West Ham. And it would be a real sign of intent from the Hammers if they beat the likes of Newcastle, Everton and Wolves to his signature.
March has real quality despite his underwhelming stats last season. And he drew admiring glances from one of the game’s most well-known pundits last term.
Graeme Souness admitted he is a big fan when speaking to Sussex Live:
“Whenever I am working on a Brighton game, I like to see him play. He’s a clever footballer. The big question is could he go to a bigger club? I reckon he could because he has a good football brain.”
So it’s very clear that March has a lot of potential. Whether West Ham should be blowing around £15 million on a winger, however, is debatable.