According to a report from Turkish publication Fotospor, West Ham have offered Andriy Yarmolenko to Super Lig outfit Besiktas

The Sunday Mirror (January 12th, page 67) reported that the Hammers are prepared to send the 30-year-old Ukrainian out on loan this month.

Yarmolenko joined West Ham from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2018 for around £17.5 million (Evening Standard).

He has struggled to establish himself at the London Stadium, however.

The 86-capped Ukraine international has made just 25 appearances for the Hammers, scoring only five goals in the process.

And Fotospor claims that West Ham are willing to move him on, with Besiktas named as a possible destination for the 30-year-old.

 

Keep, sell or loan?

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Andriy Yarmolenko (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

Yarmolenko has been really disappointing for the Hammers since moving to east London. It could be argued that he is clearly not cut out for the Premier League.

West Ham need to add players to their squad this month, however, rather than let them go.

Having said that, if a decent offer comes in for Yarmolenko, the Hammers owners might find it too hard to resist. And if they sell him, whilst bringing in a top quality replacement, there will be no problem.

The issue will be if they move the 30-year-old on without bringing in a new player in his place.

And it would not surprise any West Ham fan if that scenario played out.

Whether Yarmolenko would be interested in joining the 15-time Turkish champions, however, is another matter entirely.

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