Manuel Lanzini wants to leave West Ham and return to River Plate according to a report from El Intransigente.

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A summer move away from the Hammers may prove difficult for the 28-year-old, however, as David Moyes wants to keep him at the London Stadium.

Lanzini has already been linked with a move away from West Ham this summer.

Marseille want to sign the Argentinian ace according to a report from Foot Mercato.

The Hammers ace has suffered badly since rupturing his ACL in the build up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Manuel Lanzini allegedly wants out at West Ham (Photo by PETER POWELL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Despite the odd glimpse of brilliance, the South American is just not the player he once was.


Manuel Lanzini wants out at West Ham?

El Intransigente claims that the mercurial midfield play-maker’s desire is to return to River Plate.

It is suggested that that may well be impossible this summer, however, due to the fact that David Moyes still views Manu as a key player for West Ham.

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Manuel Lanzini in action for West Ham United (Photo by James Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

It’s a tricky one really because Moyes has limited funds to spend this summer.

So if he wants to supplement his paltry transfer budget, selling Lanzini may well be the best way to do just that.

The Scot will just have to weigh up how much of part the 28-year-old will have to play next season.

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And it still remains to be seen whether River Plate actually make a concrete move to sign Lanzini this summer.

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