West Ham United have been linked with a move for the Premier League’s second best goalkeeper Neil Etheridge.
The Hammers wave goodbye to number two Adrian this summer.
The popular Spaniard will follow Andy Carroll out of the London Stadium exit door this summer after the expiration of their contracts.
Nothing has been officially confirmed by West Ham as yet.
Adrian on his way
But the 32-year-old said his goodbyes to supporters after the final game at Watford.
Manuel Pellegrini is said to be targeting six players this summer. One of those targets is a new back-up goalkeeper for Hammer of the Year Lukasz Fabianski.
The Poland star ended the season as the Premier League’s top goalkeeper with a stunning 148 saves (Premier League).
West Ham in safe hands with Fab
Now a report from Football Insider claims the Hammers will look to make the league’s number two, West Ham’s new number two.
Etheridge made 141 saves and kept 10 clean sheets on his way to winning Cardiff City’s player of the season award.
Football Insider claims a source at West Ham has revealed their intentions to launch a bid for the 29-year-old.
Etheridge qualifies as a homegrown player too which proves attractive to the Hammers according to the report.
Etheridge new name linked
West Ham have also been linked with a move for Fabianski’s compatriot Bartlomiej Dragowski by Tutto Mercato Web.
Pellegrini has had scouts watch the Fiorentina-owned star who has spent this season on loan at Empoli.
Dragowski could be Fabianski’s natural heir for both West Ham and Poland.