Fabrizio Romano has claimed that West Ham are still keen to sign Kurt Zouma as Chelsea push ahead with their interest in Sevilla ace Jules Kounde.

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Hammers boss David Moyes is desperately trying to bolster his central defensive ranks at the London Stadium this summer.

A move to sign Nikola Milenkovic failed at the final hurdle.

And then West Ham switched their attention to Zouma (Jacob Steinberg).

Chelsea Pre-Season Training Session
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RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Links have gone quiet over the past week. But it seems as though the Hammers are still very much after the French centre-back.

Fabrizio Romano shares West Ham Kurt Zouma chase update

The respected Italian journalist has suggested that the Hammers are still keen on the 26-year-old with Chelsea trying to push him out the door to make way for Jules Kounde:

And then Sport Italia journalist Gianluigi Longari leant credence to those claims by suggesting that Zouma joining West Ham could be imminent:

Let’s hope that David Moyes manages to bring Zouma to the London Stadium before the transfer window slams shut.

The Chelsea ace is a top class player. The Guardian’s Jacob Steinberg reckons that the 26-year-old will cost around £25 million.

That’s very good value.

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And with just nine days remaining before the transfer window slams shut, West Ham had better get their act together.

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