ExWHUemployee has claimed that West Ham boss David Moyes has made a U-turn on Nikola Milenkovic.

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That isn’t to say that the deal is off, however.

The Hammers have been chasing Milenkovic for the last few weeks.

We have been in talks with Fiorentina, the player himself and his representatives for what now seems like an eternity.

West Ham lead Nikola Milenkovic race
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The 23-year-old’s agent has been demanding extortionate fees according to numerous reports including one from ExWHUemployee.

And the Hammers insider has provided a further update today.

ExWHUemployee drops Milenkovic news

David Moyes now believes that the Fiorentina ace can’t be too keen on a move to West Ham according to Ex.

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That has led to him exploring alternative transfer targets.

It must be stressed that a deal to sign the Serbian is far from off, however. The situation is that there is currently a stalemate in negotiations due to the player’s agent’s demands.

So there is clearly still a lot that can happen.

Hopefully Milenkovic’s agent backs down, but if he doesn’t, it’s not the end of the world.

In other news…Report: Lingard U-turn, West Ham can sign Manchester United man at £15m discount

Perhaps West Ham will move on to other transfer targets like Duje Caleta-Car or Nat Phillips.

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