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Great news for West Ham as report claims David Moyes is confident of completing deal to sign Nayef Aguerd

West Ham United are now confident of completing a deal to sign Nayeg Aguerd in the summer transfer window.

That’s according to a report from The Guardian who claim that Hammers boss David Moyes has identified Aguerd as a key summer transfer target.

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We reported right here on Hammers News yesterday how West Ham were closing in on a deal to sign the 26-year-old centre-back.

And now it seems as though the East London outfit are very close to bringing the Moroccan to the London Stadium.

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With Angelo Ogbonna having struggled with an ACL injury this season and soon to be 34, the addition of a top-class, left footed central defender is an absolute must in the summer transfer window.

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Judging by the latest report, it seems as though Moyes has the ideal long-term Oggy replacement lined up…

West Ham confident of completing deal to sign Aguerd

That’s according to a report from The Guardian who claim that the Morocco international could be London Stadium bound this summer.

And what a superb signing he would be for the Hammers.

The 26-year-old has been described as a brilliant defender by Get Football News France.

And he’s left-footed so is the ideal long-term replacement for Ogbonna.

In 29 Ligue 1 appearances for Rennes so far this season, Aguerd has averaged one interception, one tackle and 4.1 clearances per game. He has also won 3.1 aerial duels per match (Who Scored).

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The Morocco international has made 71.7 passes per game on average and recorded an impressive completion rate of 89% (Who Scored).

Aguerd possesses exceptional ball-playing ability as well and this would help increase our resistance to be pressed from the opposition.

He could be available for just £17 million this summer according to GFFN.

And with West Ham close to agreeing a deal to sign Aguerd, we could be in very good shape defensively next season.

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