West Ham United are checking out Manchester United defender Phil Jones ahead of the summer transfer window according to a report from Eurosport.

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Hammers boss David Moyes is expected to be a busy man in the transfer market this summer.

West Ham are in desperate need of a top class centre-forward, and energetic midfielder and an established left-back.

It has been suggested that we need another central defender as well with Fabian Balbuena facing an uncertain future at the London Stadium.

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West Ham eyeing Phil Jones swoop?

Eurosport reckon that the Hammers are contemplating a move to sign the 29-year-old Man United centre-back.

All we can say is come on Moysie! You could and should be doing a lot better than a washed up, injury prone defender who hasn’t had a decent season for at least three or four years.

Since joining Manchester United from Blackburn Rovers for around £17 million in 2011 (BBC), Jones has really struggled to live up to his reputation and potential.

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On his day, he is a decent defender. He’s versatile as well.


It is claimed that Jones will be looking for at least £120k-a-week as well (Eurosport).

If West Ham are to sign a centre-back this summer, we should be looking at young players with huge potential.

The Hammers need to be smart in their summer business.

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Gone are the days when we give ageing has-beens one last big deal.

And a move to sign Phil Jones would be a big backwards step for West Ham.

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