West Ham United are interested in signing Juventus ace Weston McKennie according to a report from Tuttosport.
And some Hammers fans have reacted excitedly on Twitter to the speculation.
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Central midfield is certainly an area where David Moyes will be keen to strengthen at the London Stadium albeit not a priority one.
If the Scot gets a deal to sign a striker over the line and with Kurt Zouma joining, it would be great if he brings a central midfielder to West Ham as well.
It’s unlikely that we will be able to sign McKennie permanently. In fact, it will be nigh on impossible. The Times claims that a total deal for McKennie could cost around £45 million (£5m loan fee plus £40m transfer fee next year).
Perhaps a loan deal could work though.
West Ham won’t have things all their own way with Tottenham, Everton, Aston Villa and Borussia Dortmund all thought to be keen on the United States international as well.
If there is any way to make this happen, however, Moyes should be all over it.
West Ham fans are buzzing about McKennie links
The 22-year-old would be a truly sensational addition for the Hammers.
As unlikely as it may seem, who knows, perhaps the board could spring a huge surprise before the the transfer window slams shut.
Some West Ham fans think McKennie would be a superb signing…