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SportWest Ham agree £3m deal with Augsburg for Reece Oxford

18:47  14 may  2019
18:47  14 may  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Augsburg set to sign Oxford in permanent deal

Augsburg set to sign Oxford in permanent deal Bundesliga outfit Augsburg are close to making the permanent signing of Reece Oxford from West Ham, after a deal around £8 million has been discussed. The defender, who is a product of the East London club’s youth academy, has already spent time playing in Bundesliga having played for Borussia Monchengladbach a number of times on loan. But it is 14th placed Augsburg, also in the Bundesliga, who are looking to capture the 20-year-old on a permanent deal, with the Hammers valuing the youngster at £8m, according to Sky Sports. Currently on loan in Germany after joining in January, Oxford has made six appearances and is set to return to the London Stadium this summer.

Reece Joel Oxford (born 16 December 1998) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for FC Augsburg on loan from West Ham United.

West Ham have agreed a deal with FC Augsburg over the loan signing of Reece Oxford , according to Sky sources. Police are investigating after West Ham defender Reece Oxford reported his gold Rolex watch stolen from the changing rooms at the club’s Chadwell Heath Academy.

West Ham agree £3m deal with Augsburg for Reece Oxford © Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport Middlesbrough v West Ham United - Premier League

West Ham youngster Reece Oxford is edging closer to a move to Bundesliga side Augsburg after the two clubs agreed a £3m deal, Sky Sports report.

The report suggests that Augsburg are attempting to agree personal terms with the defender before their final Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg.

West Ham agree £3m deal with Augsburg for Reece Oxford © Gareth Copley/Getty Images Sport Gareth Copley/Getty Images Sport

The 20-year old, who has spent previous seasons with fellow Bundesliga outfit Borussia Mönchengladbach, joined Augsburg on loan back in January and has impressed boss Martin Schmidt.

Recce James set to captain Wigan during his final game

Recce James set to captain Wigan during his final game On-loan Chelsea youngster Reece James has been given the opportunity to lead Wigan out for their final match of the season at the DW Stadium this Sunday. The Sky Bet Championship comes to a close this weekend, with the Latics in 18th place and nine points off the relegation zone thanks to big performances from the versatile Chelsea man. The youngster has enjoyed a fantastic season at the DW Stadium, appearing in 44 out of the 45 Championship matches played so far and scoring three goals in the process. His work ethic, ability and confidence have not gone amiss as he has widely been praised throughout the season.

West Ham have agreed a deal with FC Augsburg over the loan signing of Reece Oxford , according to Sky sources. Sky Sports News reported on Wednesday that West Ham had rejected a loan offer from Dutch side Heerenveen but it is now understood that the 20-year-old will be allowed to leave for

Augsburg are ready to buy outright West Ham defender Reece Oxford . Sky Sports says Oxford is close to agreeing a permanent switch to Bundesliga club Augsburg . Personal terms are yet to be agreed with the 20-year old, though, on a deal that could be worth £ 8m to the Hammers.

Oxford was tipped to become a future Hammers captain after breaking through the academy in 2014, however, the defender has made just eight Premier League appearances since.

The youngster produced a fine individual display in a 2-0 win over Arsenal back in 2015, aged just 16, but it appears as if his days left contracted to the club are numbered.

Fellow English youngsters have excelled in Germany’s top division, including Borussia Dortmund teenager Jadon Sancho and Arsenal playmaker Reiss Nelson, and Oxford will be looking to continue his good form in Germany on a permanent basis.

Everton join race for Chelsea's Reece James.
Everton are reportedly targeting Chelsea youngster Reece James, the full-back who spent the 2018/19 season on loan at Wigan Athletic. James made 45 appearances for the Latics, chipping in with three goals and three assists during that time. And according to the Liverpool Echo, cited by HITC, Everton are now targeting the Chelsea man who is valued at £15 million. James has come on a long way at Wigan over the past 12 months and has made a name for himself, with Crystal Palace and Brighton also monitoring the teenager. The youngster was also in the nominations for the EFL Team of Season following his excellent campaign.

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