Sport West Ham to hire a Director of Football this summer

18:04  13 march  2018
18:04  13 march  2018 Source:   readsport.co

West Ham may face competition for Fabian Ruiz

  West Ham may face competition for Fabian Ruiz In January, it was reported that West Ham were keen on signing promising Real Betis midfielder Fabian Ruiz. The Hammers were out to sign a new holding midfielder in the mid-season transfer window and a number of players, including Fabian, were touted as targets for the club. It seems likely that West Ham will reignite their interest in a new central midfielder when the summer comes around and if Fabian is indeed a target for David Moyes, he may need to fend off a whole host of competition from elsewhere. According to Spanish reports, as cited by talkSPORT, Lazio are the latest club to express an interest in Fabian as they eye up replacements for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The Serie A side are set to lose their Serbian midfielder in the summer as interest continues to mount and it seems they are interested in recruiting Fabian as he continues to impress for Betis. Lazio’s rivals Roma have also been touted as a potential destination for the young Spaniard, whilst West Ham’s fellow Premier League competitors Stoke City are also claimed to be interested.

West Ham 's director of transfers Tony Henry made a shocking admission. The swift action by West Ham United is encouraging and we trust they will deal with this in keeping with football ’s position on all matters of equality and anti-racism.'

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West Ham United will look to hire a Director of Football as co-owner David Sullivan, who has been directly involved in transfers, will take a step back, as per a report from Ken Dyer of the Evening Standard.

Sullivan has apparently held talks with fellow co-owner David Gold and vice-chairman Karren Brady and the trio have agreed that they will bring in an experienced director to deal with the club’s recruitment strategy.

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West Ham supporters have a lot of issues with their current owners and transfers are high on that list. Whilst they’ve singed some decent players under the current owners, the Hammers have also made some huge errors in the transfer market and they’ll hope that hiring somebody with experience in the market could help them make better additions to the squad.

West Ham scouts continue to watch William Carvalho

  West Ham scouts continue to watch William Carvalho West Ham sent scouts to watch long-term target William Carvalho at the weekend as they look to improve their options at the end of the season as reported by Sport Witness. Carvalho earned lots of praise for his performance in the game between Sporting and rivals Porto last week and is set to be the top target for the club in the summer after they infamously missed out on his signature last summer. Sporting ended up losing the match 2-1 to Porto but the performance of Carvalho is one which has alerted those at West Ham that they want to sign him after missing out on him in the last couple of windows. This is not the first time West Ham have made checks on Carvalho this season after also scouting him in another game last month. The midfielder has always been well renowned throughout Europe and has got an enhancing reputation which deserves a move to the Premier League this summer with the Hammers keen to bolster their midfield area. A number of other Premier League clubs including Liverpool and Manchester United sent scouts to watch the player in that game.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 16: David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at London Stadium on April 16, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images).

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According to the report, the Hammers will wait until the end of the season to make a decision on who will fill the role as they want know which division they’ll be playing in before they make a hire.

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Tottenham join race for Evans .
Tottenham have joined the race to sign in-demand centre back Jonny Evans from West Brom this summer. According to The Telegraph, Tottenham are one of a number of clubs looking at Evans as a potential signing ahead of next season. If West Brom are relegated this season, which is looking increasingly likely, Evans will be available for £3m in the next transfer window. This is because he has a clause in his West Brom contract that activates upon relegation to the Championship, allowing him to leave for a cut-price fee. Arsenal and Manchester City are also thought to be interested in Evans. Arsenal had an offer for Evans rejected in January and could come back in for another move in the summer. The Northern Ireland international has been a standout in a poor West Brom team and looks set to retain his Premier League status, even if the club are not able to.

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