West Ham have been offered the chance to sign Manchester City centre-back Tosin Adarabioyo for just £8 million according to high level insiders Claret and Hugh.

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David Moyes desperately needs to bolster his centre-back ranks at the London Stadium this summer.

The Hammers have been chasing James Tarkowski for the past couple of weeks (Telegraph). But it remains to be seen whether the east London outfit will match Burnley’s asking price.

It seems as though West Ham are casting their net wider, however.

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Tosin Adarabioyo (Photo by Rachel Holborn – BRFC/Getty Images)

Claret and Hugh claims the Hammers have been offered Manchester City youngster Tosin Adarabioyo for just £8 million.

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The 22-year-old spent last season on loan in the Championship with Blackburn Rovers.

 

In 34 league outings, Adarabioyo racked up three goals and averaged 0.9 tackles, 1.9 interceptions and 4.7 clearances per game. He also won an average of 3.2 aerial duals per match (Who Scored).

The youngster is clearly very talented. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola raved about the centre-back three years ago, when speaking to the Daily Mail:

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Tosin Adarabioyo (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

“Tosin has a lot of steps to get him better. It’s not done, but he has all the quality.”

That is high praise indeed from someone as illustrious as Guardiola.

£8 million for Adarabioyo seems like very good business for West Ham. He is a tall, strong, young and talented centre-back.

And David Moyes bringing him to the London Stadium this summer is a no-brainer for the Hammers boss.

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