West Ham are interested in signing Jonathan Tah from Bayer Leverkusen this summer according to ExWHUemployee.
Central defence is clearly an area where David Moyes wants to strengthen at the London Stadium before the start of next season.
In fact, it is one of the Scot’s three main priorities this summer.
West Ham have already been linked with a plethora of centre-backs.
As is often the case with the Hammers, it appears as though the net is being cast far and wide.
A new name has been added to the list of centre-backs being linked with a move to the London Stadium.
West Ham chasing Jonathan Tah
ExWHUemployee suggested that the 25-year-old defender is on the Hammers’ radar, when speaking on the West Ham Way Podcast last night (June 13th):
“Centre-back targets. Jonathan Tah who plays for Bayer Leverkusen.”
We think that Tah would be an exceptional signing for the Hammers.
The 13-capped Germany international is certainly of the very highest quality.
In 27 Bundesliga appearances for Leverkusen last season, Tah averaged 1.1 tackles, 1.2 interceptions and three clearances per game. He also won an average of 2.6 aerial duels per match (Who Scored).
Standing at 6ft 5in tall, the German is physically imposing and is an absolute monster in the air.
Jacob Steinberg claimed that Leverkusen could be looking for around £30 million for Tah. That will obviously represent a problem and the Bundesliga outfit will have to lower their demands for the powerful defender if West Ham are to have any chance of signing him.
Let’s just hope that the Hammers owners find a way to get this one done. Tah would be an unbelievable signing for us.