According to a report from the Telegraph, West Ham are eyeing a January swoop for Bordeaux right-back Enock Kwateng.

The Hammers desperately need to strengthen in the right-back position. Pablo Zabaleta is set to leave in the summer  and the jury is still out on Ryan Fredericks.

And the 22-year-old Bordeaux ace would be an excellent addition for West Ham.

The Telegraph claims that the Hammers are keen on the young Frenchman, and will face competition from the likes of West Brom and Brighton.

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Kwateng could also cost just £4 million, according to the Telegraph.

 

And that would be a real bargain for West Ham.

The Bordeaux right-back possesses pace in abundance and he offers just as much going forward as he does defensively.

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Kwateng possesses a superb delivery, and he would offer West Ham an entirely different facet to their play down the right hand flank.

The Bordeaux defender is also a tenacious tackler. And he seems to be ideally suited to the robust nature of the Premier League.

And if West Ham manage to sign him for just £4 million, it could end up being excellent business for the east London outfit.

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