West Ham United will be encouraged after reported transfer target Kai Kennedy admitted he is flattered by their interest in him and raved about David Moyes.

So far West Ham have submitted three bids for the 19-year-old winger according to the likes of Football Insider.

West Ham insider ExWHUemployee has also claimed the interest in the Rangers youngster is real.

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West Ham submit third bid for Rangers starlet Kennedy

The third bid – which is being pushed by Kennedy’s fellow Scot Moyes – is said to be worth over £1m.

The Gers’ prospect is highly rated in Scotland and West Ham appear to be extremely keen on the player.

Well now it appears the player is keen on West Ham too.

That’s after Kennedy spoke out about the interest from the Hammers, admitting he is flattered.

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Youngster on collision course with Steven Gerrard after admitting he is flattered by Hammers interest and prospect of working with ‘top manager’ Moyes

“It is extremely flattering that West Ham have made an offer for me and it would be a great opportunity to be able to work with a top manager such as David Moyes,” Kennedy told Football Insider.

“But I am a Rangers player until I am told otherwise.”


Rangers boss Steven Gerrard recently warned academy players they will not get anywhere near the first team unless they leave their egos at the door.

So Kennedy could be on a collision course with the Liverpool legend for speaking out and welcoming West Ham’s interest.

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Agent chimes in as West Ham await response to latest offer

Not only that but his agent, Paul Tait, also publicly commented on the situation confirmed West Ham’s bid.

“West Ham are very keen on Kai and they have shown that in their offers to Rangers,” Tait told Football Insider.

“There are a lot of clubs interested in Kai and we will have to wait and see what Rangers decide to do with him.”

In other news, David Sullivan breaks long silence to speak out on West Ham takeover.

And there could be fresh hope for West Ham in their pursuit of Jesse Lingard.

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