West Ham United have been deep in talks with Southampton regarding the potential signing of James Ward-Prowse since yesterday.

According to a report from the Daily Mail, West Ham are really keen to get a deal done for Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse by this weekend at the latest.

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The East London outfit recently had a £30 million bid for the 28-year-old Saints skipper rejected, but haven’t given up hope of signing him.

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Hammers manager David Moyes obviously needs to strengthen his central midfield ranks at the London Stadium before the summer transfer window slams shut.

And it seems as though Ward-Prowse is someone who Moyes desperately wants to sign…

West Ham now want James Ward-Prowse deal done by Saturday

According to the Daily Mail, the Hammers are currently deep in talks to sign the English midfielder from Southampton.

If we can get a deal done for him at the right price, he will undoubtedly be a strong addition to Moyes’s ranks at the London Stadium.

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Ward-Prowse, 28, is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League, and has been described as a ‘brilliant’ player by The Athletic.

He possesses truly unbelievable technical ability from set-pieces – arguably the very best in world football.

The Daily Mail reckon that £32 million might actually be enough for West Ham to get a deal done for James Ward-Prowse.

And if that is indeed the fee that Southampton are demanding for the 28-year-old, there’s no reason for the Hammers not to push this one through.


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