According to a report from Football.London, Manchester City ace Oleksandr Zinchenko is a realistic option for West Ham this summer. It is unclear whether Pep Guardiola will be willing to let him leave the Etihad, however.
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Hammers boss David Moyes will surely be looking to bring a new left-back to the London Stadium this summer.
Aaron Cresswell has regressed over the past 12 months, whilst Arthur Masuaku is clearly not good enough to perform in the Premier League on a consistent enough basis.
Quite who Moyes will be targeting, however, remains unclear.
Football.London claims that Manchester City star Oleksandr Zinchenko could be an option for West Ham, however.
The Ukraine international is a real talent, and has been described by Pep Guardiola as ‘absolutely brilliant’.
The 23-year-old has made 18 appearances for City this season, racking up one goal in the process (Transfermarkt).
In 12 Premier League outings this season he has averaged 2.3 tackles, one interception, one clearance and one dribble per game (Who Scored).
As you would expect from someone who plays under Guardiola, Zinchenko is very comfortable on the ball. He is a competent defender, and can be a real threat going forward.
The Ukrainian is still under contract with Manchester City until the summer of 2024. So West Ham might just have to fork out a rather substantial amount of money of they are to sign the talented left-back.
And the Hammers would be well served in pursuing a move for Zinchenko this summer. Even if he does turn out to be an expensive acquisition.