West Ham have yet again been linked with a number of players. Here are the latest stories as of Friday 5th April.
Players linked with West Ham
West Ham appear to have their eyes set on Besiktas midfielders this week. Three players from the Turkish club have been linked with the Hammers.
According to Duhuliye, West Ham have agreed terms with Gary Medel and also want his defensive midfield team-mate Dorukhan Tokoz.
Shinji Kagawa, formerly of Manchester United, is also a target for West Ham (Takvim). The 30-year-old Japan international is on loan at Besiktas from Borussia Dortmund.
Last Sunday, The Sun via HITC Sport reported that Lyon’s ex-Man United defender Rafael could join West Ham. The Brazilian right-back will soon be a free agent.
Two players battling relegation in the Premier League have also been mentioned. Now that Fulham are down, Aleksandar Mitrovic is on West Ham’s radar (The Mirror).
And Cardiff City’s Victor Camarasa – who recently scored against West Ham – could join from Real Betis, as per Marca.
Meanwhile, Football.London reported during the week that Mario Husillos has identified Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez and Deportivo Alaves centre-back Guillermo Maripan as West Ham’s two main summer targets.
And finally, West Ham and Newcastle have both had bids rejected for Edin Dzeko. Roma want a higher fee for the 33-year-old, as per Tutto Mercato Web.
West Ham exit rumours
Edimilson Fernandes could join French club Lyon, according to Le 10 Sport. The Swiss midfielder is currently struggling on loan at Fiorentina and his future at West Ham is unclear.
In the same week that the new academy opened, young defender Vashon Neufville has had his loan spell at Newport County cancelled.
The League Two club announced the 19-year-old left-back’s departure after he managed just two games during his loan spell.