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Everton or Tottenham could scupper West Ham United's hopes of signing Nikola Milenkovic report claims

Everton and Tottenham are eyeing up moves to hijack West Ham United’s summer swoop for Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic according to a report from Calcio Mercato.

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Hammers boss David Moyes is keen to bring the £27m rated centre-back to the London Stadium this summer (Calcio Mercato).

West Ham may well need to sign a top class centre-back this summer. Fabian Balbuena faces an uncertain future with the Hammers whilst the jury is still out on Issa Diop.

Meanwhile, Angelo Ogbonna and Craig Dawson will be 33 and 31 respectively before the start of next season.


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Milenkovic would be a truly sensational addition for the Hammers.

Everton and Tottenham to scupper West Ham move for Nikola Milenkovic?

Calcio Mercato claims that the Toffees and Spurs are keeping tabs on the Serbia international.

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is eyeing a move to bring the 23-year-old to Goodison Park.

The north London outfit are considering nabbing him as well.

Whether he ends up at the London Stadium, Goodison Park or the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium remains to be seen, however.

Manchester United want to sign Milenkovic as well after all (Calcio Mercato).

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The towering Serb has been in phenomenal form for Fiorentina this season.

In 31 Serie A appearances for Fiorentina this season, Milenkovic has scored three goals and registered one assist. In those outings, he has averaged 1.5 tackles, 1.4 interceptions, 3.5 clearances and 0.9 blocks per match. The 23-year-old has won an average of 3 aerial duals per game. He also has an 85.8% pass completion rate from an average of 48.4 passes per match (Who Scored).

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Let’s just hope that we start negotiations early and beat Everton and Tottenham to the punch for Milenkovic’s services.

The Toffees and Spurs keeping an eye on the 23-year-old’s situation could be problematic for West Ham, however.

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