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West Ham weekly round-up: Clyne, Augustin, Raman and M'Vila linked; Nasri and Wilshere train but Nasri out

After losing to Chelsea on Monday, West Ham have been in recovery mode ahead of the trip to Manchester United. Here are all the latest transfer rumours and general news from West Ham as of Friday 12th April.

Players linked with West Ham

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Two Bundesliga players have been linked with West Ham this week. According to Sport Bild via Sport Witness, Fortuna Dusseldorf’s goalscoring winger Benito Raman is on West Ham’s wishlist.

Red Bull Leipzig striker Jean-Kevin Augustin interested West Ham in January and could be set for a summer move, as per L’Equipe via Sport Witness.


L’Equipe (via Get French Football News) also reported West Ham’s interest in Saint-Etienne’s ex-Sunderland defensive midfielder Yann M’Vila.

The other player linked with West Ham is Liverpool’s Nathaniel Clyne, according to Goal. The 28-year-old right-back is on loan at Bournemouth but West Ham will compete for his permanent services. However, Liverpool want £15m.

West Ham exit rumours

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There was more speculation linking Declan Rice with an exit. According to The Irish Independent, Manchester United are “ready to break the bank” to land the 20-year-old as Nemanja Matic’s long-term replacement.

But Felipe Anderson looks set to stay, according to Sky Sports News. Another report by Sky Sports News previously suggested Real Madrid were interested in the Brazilian winger.

Injury news

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In his pre-match press conference (via, Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that Jack Wilshere would play one more under-23 game before his first-team return.

But Samir Nasri is ruled out of the Manchester United game. The Frenchman picked up a muscle injury while warming up at half-time against Chelsea.

Carlos Sanchez is back in training. Pictures showed him mingling with the first-team group after nearly seven months out with a knee injury.

Other news

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One training ground image appeared to show Nathan Holland, Conor Coventry and Ajibola Alese with the first-team. All three players have been impressive in the under-23 team and will be hoping to catch Pellegrini’s eye.

And finally, after seven months out, West Ham loanee Sam Byram played 90 minutes for Nottingham Forest, although he could not prevent them losing 3-0.

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