Sport West Ham make approach for Vazquez

16:10  12 july  2018
16:10  12 july  2018 Source:   readsport.co

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  Christian Vazquez injury update: Red Sox catcher (broken finger) out 6-8 weeks Sandy Leon will step in as the primary catcher, and Blake Swihart will be his backup in Vazquez's absence.Vazquez, 27, sustained the injury while sliding into second base late in Saturday's game against the Royals in Kansas City and was placed on the disabled list Sunday.

WEST HAM are monitoring Sevilla star Franco Vazquez , according to reports. Vazquez made 44 appearances for the La Liga side last season, operating mainly as an attacking midfielder.

West Ham are ready to make a formal approach for Rafael Benítez and are giving serious consideration to triggering the £6m release clause in the Newcastle manager’s contract.

According to reports in Spain, West Ham have made an approach for Sevilla midfielder Franco Vazquez.

Marca, via Football Espana report that the Irons have made an official enquiry for the Sevilla man, with the Irons looking to secure a deal for the midfielder.

Reports suggest that Sevilla would be open to doing a deal in the region of €20m. This is despite the fact that the player’s release clause, a mandatory part of a contract in Spain, is set at €40 million.

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The midfielder is not a part of new Sevilla boss Pablo Manchin’s plans, with the player being given the opportunity to leave southern Spain.

Chelsea keen on move for Vazquez

  Chelsea keen on move for Vazquez Chelsea have entered the race for Real Madrid and Spain winger Lucas Vazquez. According to Spanish outlet Marca, Chelsea are interested in making a move for Vazquez this summer. The report claims that Liverpool, Arsenal and AC Milan are all in the hunt for the Spanish international. Vazquez is currently in Russia with Spain for the World Cup, where he is set to feature in their last 16 clash with the hosts on Sunday. AC Milan have made contact with Real Madrid about a potential deal for Vazquez, but Chelsea could swoop in and seal a deal for the winger. Vazquez is said to be happy and settled in Madrid, and will not make a decision on his future until after the World Cup. Real Madrid are eyeing up a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, which Chelsea could use in negotiations for Vazquez if they become serious about a move.

West Ham have turned their attentions to another AC Milan striker in Luiz Adriano, according to Monday’s Corriere dello Sport, quoted by sources in Italy. The Hammers are keen on signing a striker this summer and will make a move to sign the Brazilian forward if their efforts to recruit Carlos Bacca

The Belgian youngster has failed to make an impact following his big money move to Stamford Bridge and the West Ham manager is ready to approach the West London club in the pursuit of securing the teenager on a season long loan deal.

West Ham are open to doing business with Sevilla for the Argentina born Italian midfielder, as new West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini looking to add to his team ahead of the new season.

The Irons have already secured deals for Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmolenko this week, with more incomings expected.

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West Ham have offer rejected for Liverpool target Vida .
Liverpool target Domagoj Vida has been the subject of a €22m offer from West Ham. According to Aksam, via Sport Witness, Besiktas have turned down West Ham’s opening bid for the defender. The report claims that Besiktas are looking for a fee in the region of €25m for Vida, following his performances for Croatia at the World Cup. Vida was a key cog in Croatia’s side as they reached the final of the World Cup for the first time in their history – going on to lose 4-2 to France in Russia. Aksam claim that Vida wants to leave Besiktas and has told the Turkish giants of his ambition to play in the Premier League next season. Liverpool are yet to make an official approach for Vida, with Jurgen Klopp possibly eyeing other targets. Everton have also been previously linked with a move for the defender, but have also not yet made an offer.

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