Everton central defender Michael Keane allegedly could be West Ham United bound in the January transfer window.

That’s according to football journalist Paul Brown who told GIVEMESPORT that he thinks West Ham will get the Everton man this month.

David Moyes definitely needs to bolster his centre-back ranks at the London Stadium.

Kurt Zouma and Nayef Aguerd are experiencing continual injury problems, while Angelo Ogbonna and Craig Dawson are now 34 and 32 respectively, with the latter being heavily linked with a January exit from the club.

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And with the January transfer window now open, it’s time for Moyes to act.

The player being heavily linked with us will hardly get the West Ham fans’ juices flowing though…

Michael Keane could be West Ham bound

Football journalist Paul Brown has told GIVEMESPORT that he believes Keane could be set to leave Everton for West Ham:

I think he’s quite an underrated player who would fit quite well into that back four, I could see this one happening. There’s a deal to be done there, definitely. If West Ham want him badly enough, I think they’ll get him in January.

I have to say, this one hardly fills me with excitement!

There are so many better defenders available out there. I thought Moyes didn’t like signing players for the sake of it? I thought he’d prefer to wait further down the line to get a player he actually wants rather than just put a band aid over the wound so to speak?

Signing Keane from Everton would be the epitome of a panic buy.

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The 29-year-old is slow and cumbersome and really is very poor when in possession of the football.

He is strong in the air and the tackle but his skillset is limited to say the least.

West Ham signing Michael Keane from Everton in the January transfer window would be incredibly underwhelming. And in my opinion, it would represent a real backward step for the Hammers.

It must be said though, there were similar vibes when we signed Craig Dawson. And Keane has 12 caps for England to his name as well, so he must have something about him.

I would have preferred us to make a more ambitious signing, that’s all.

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