According to a report from French publication Le 10 Sport, West Ham want to sign Chelsea owned midfield ace Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer, and some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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David Moyes absolutely must bolster his central midfield ranks at the London Stadium this summer.

Carlos Sanchez will almost certainly leave West Ham at the end of this season. Meanwhile, Mark Noble is well past his best.

And Declan Rice has been linked with a big money exit from the Hammers (Daily Mirror).

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Tiemoue Bakayoko (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Even if the Hammers sign Tomas Soucek permanently, Moyes should be looking to make further central midfield reinforcements.

And Le 10 Sport claims that Chelsea ace Tiemoue Bakayoko could be an option for West Ham.

The 25-year-old, who earns £110,000 per week at Stamford Bridge (Spotrac), has really struggled to impress since making his £40 million move to Chelsea in the summer of 2017 (BBC).

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Tiemoue Bakayoko (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

And he seemingly has no future under Frank Lampard in west London.

The midfielder has impressed during loan spells with AC Milan and Monaco, however.


In 20 league outings for Monaco this season, Bakayoko has racked up one goal and two assists (Who Scored).

In those appearances, the Chelsea-owned ace has averaged 2.4 tackles, 1.5 interceptions, 0.9 clearances and 1.3 dribbles (Who Scored).

But would he be a good signing for the Hammers?


Some West Ham fans gave their opinion on the matter…

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