According to a report from Football Insider, West Ham are plotting a move for Eintracht Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger.
The Hammers have problems in central defence, and Manuel Pellegrini will undoubtedly be looking to bolster his centre-back options in January.
Hinteregger, 27, is a solid operator.
With 44 caps for Austria to his name, the Eintracht Frankfurt ace would bring a much needed level of experience and solidarity to West Ham’s back-line.
He can also fill in at left-back if needed.
Football Insider claims that the Hammers are keen to bring Hinteregger to the London Stadium, and he would set them back somewhere in the region of £22 million – an extremely reasonable fee for this day and age.
The Austrian has no experience of playing in the Premier League, so he might represent somewhat of a risk for West Ham.
His versatility and experience would be a big asset for the east Londoners, however.
It will just be a case of whether the West Ham board feel that Hinteregger is good value for the reported fee of £22 million.